an experimental industrial plant in which processes or techniques planned for use in full-scale operation are tested in advance.
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Origin of pilot plant
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby pilot plant
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British Dictionary definitions for pilot plant
a small-scale industrial plant in which problems can be identified and solved before the full-scale plant is built
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