Definition of Ground crew

1. Noun. The crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground.

Exact synonyms: Ground-service Crew
Generic synonyms: Crew, Gang, Work Party

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ground Crew

ground bar
ground beef
ground beefs
ground beetle
ground bundles
ground cable
ground cedar
ground cherry
ground clearance
ground clearances
ground cloth
ground control
ground cover
ground crew (current term)
ground effect
ground effect machine
ground failure
ground fir
ground fire
ground floor
ground forces
ground game
ground games
ground itch
ground itch anaemia
ground ivy

Literary usage of Ground crew

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Risk Reduction Strategy for Human Exploration of Space: A Review of NASA's by David E Longnecker, Ricardo A Molins, National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"For example, poor engineering of information transmission routines within mission control, and between the crew and mission control, may impede ground-crew ..."

2. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"There were other members of the ground crew, responsible for rearming the guns and ... The most important ground crew member was the fitter, because he was ..."

3. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"Not that he hadn't seen the ground crew go about their work before. ... Earlier on the pilot had heard the ground crew jokingly refer to it as "The Gold ..."

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