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noun
an airport facility that supervises the movement of aircraft and ground vehicles on ramps and taxiways.
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Origin of ground control

First recorded in 1930–35

OTHER WORDS FROM ground control

ground controller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ground control

ground control

noun
the personnel, radar, computers, etc, on the ground that monitor the progress of aircraft or spacecraft
a system for feeding continuous radio messages to an aircraft pilot to enable him to make a blind landing
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