air pirate


air pirate
aircraft hijacker

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • air pirate — noun see air piracy * * * air pirate, a person who commits air piracy; skyjacker …   Useful english dictionary

  • air pirate — noun A person involving in air piracy …   Wiktionary

  • air piracy — n. the hijacking of an aircraft; skyjacking air pirate n …   English World dictionary

  • air piracy — air pirate. the hijacking of an airplane; skyjacking. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • air piracy — noun : the hijacking of an airplane • air pirate noun * * * air pirate. the hijacking of an airplane; skyjacking. [1945 50] * * * air piracy, the hijacking of aircraft; skyjacking …   Useful english dictionary

  • pirate — Synonyms and related words: AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Blackbeard, Captain Hook, Captain Kidd, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able bodied seaman, adopt, air pirate, airplane… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pirate — [ pirat ] n. m. • 1213; lat. pirata, gr. peiratês 1 ♦ Anciennt Aventurier qui courait les mers pour piller les navires de commerce. ⇒ boucanier, corsaire, écumeur, flibustier, forban. « purger les mers des pirates qui les infestaient » (Bossuet) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pirate decryption — most often refers to the reception of compromised pay TV or pay radio signals without authorization from the original broadcaster. The term pirate in this case is used in the sense of copyright infringement and has little or nothing to do with… …   Wikipedia

  • pirate radio —    ‘Pirate radio’, as we know it, began at sea in 1958 with Radio Mercur broadcasting to Denmark from the ship Cheeta. Piracy hit Britain from Radio Veronica’s ship when the Commercial Neutral Broadcasting Company made its first ever sea pirate… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Pirate de l'air — ● Pirate de l air personne qui, par la menace, contraint l équipage d un avion à changer de destination ou met en danger la vie des passagers et de l équipage, devenus des otages, en exerçant un chantage …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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