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Examples from the Web for first officer
After a brief word with him the first-officer came down to them.
The captain and the first-officer especially showed us every consideration possible under the circumstances.
Fortune had borrowed a cloak from her stewardess and George wore the mufti of the first-officer.The Carpet from Bagdad
A man ran quickly by her to the bridge, where she could dimly discern the first-officer on watch.
A look of intense relief shot across the first-officer's quiet face.
- another name for first mate
- the member of an aircraft crew who is second in command to the captain
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