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glass cockpit
 n.— «Like the shuttle, he now has what aviators refer to as a “glass cockpit.” Instead of clock-like gauges and mechanical readouts, his small plane uses multifunctional displays that appear to have been extracted from a computer lab or perhaps a starship bridge.» —“JSC director understands the joys of flight” by Rick Cousins Galveston Daily News (Texas) Nov. 6, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • Grant,

    Thrilled to be cited though the word is not new. Been a follower of your blog and was glad to hear of you joining A Way with Words.

    Best wishes,

    –Rick Cousins, for The Galveston Daily News

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