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Revision as of 12:12, 13 November 2012

English

A helicopter.
a samara or helicopter

Etymology

From French hélicoptère, from Ancient Greek ἕλιξ (héliks, spiral) + πτερόν (pterón, wing).

Pronunciation

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Noun

helicopter (plural helicopters)

  1. An aircraft that is borne along by one or more sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, move in any direction including reverse, or land; and having a smaller set of blades on its tail that stabilize the aircraft.
    We flew over the city in a helicopter.
  2. a powered troweling machine with spinning blades used to spread concrete.
  3. a winged fruit of certain trees, such as ash, elm, and maple

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Verb

helicopter (third-person singular simple present helicopters, present participle helicoptering, simple past and past participle helicoptered)

  1. Template:transitive To transport by helicopter.
  2. Template:intransitive To travel by helicopter.

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