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A term used to describe a member of the US Air Force.

Probably comes from the Air Force's reputation for being neat and orderly.
Did ya see that wing-wiper over there? Bet I could arm wrestle him.
by Athene Airheart May 1, 2004
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A slang term for someone of African descent. It can also be short for "Nubian."

Not really meant in a derogatory fashion.
When my dad saw the type of candy called "nibs," he called them "nubs" by mistake and thought they'd be a good name for someone.
by Athene Airheart March 21, 2004
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The assistant to the Goo-Chief at the Olympic Flight Museum and elsewhere.

The Pile-it is in charge of picking things up and piling them.

The name comes from "pilot" who is the natural counterpart of a Crew Chief. Except, in this case, the Goo Chief has more rank than the Pile-it, which is opposite to how the original positions are.
The Goo Chief is going to need the Pile-it's help to clean up after that party...
by Athene Airheart March 21, 2004
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At an airport, a ramp is a place where aircraft are parked. It is a large flat concrete or asphalt area, that usually has places to tie down planes.

See ramp rat.
I landed at Olympia Regional Airport in my cessna, taxied on to the ramp, tied my plane down, and winked at the cute fueller who brought the fuel truck.
by Athene Airheart May 1, 2004
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1. Anyone who can fly an aircraft. Pilots can be military, commercial, or fly for pleasure.

2. In general, a fairly skilled and intelligent individual who had the guts to get into an aircraft and learn how to fly it. Often possessing of a "higher" mindset. Most of us are good lookin,' too.

Joke to prove I have a sense of humor too:

How do you know if a pilot is at a cocktail party?

He'll tell you.
"The ultimate responsibility of the pilot is to fulfill the dreams of the countless millions of earthbound ancestors who could only stare skyward and wish."
by Athene Airheart March 15, 2004
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In the movie business, "take one" is the first try at filming a particular scene. It is what is called out at the beginning. If the actors mess up the lines, etc, it will go to "take two" or "take three" or "take forty-seven."
"Take one!" shouted the director as the scene began.
by Athene Airheart May 15, 2004
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