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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
fly-by-wireˈfly-by-ˌwire noun [uncountable]  a system in an aircraft which uses computers and electrical signals to help control the aircraft
From Longman Business Dictionaryfly-by-wireˈfly-by-wire adjective [only before a noun] informalCOMPUTING fly-by-wire planes are controlled mainly by computersThe cockpit has digital fly-by-wire controls with an automatic approach and landing system.
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