antihelicopter

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anti- +‎ helicopter

Adjective[edit]

antihelicopter (not comparable)

  1. (military) Intended for use against helicopters.
    • 2006, Norman Youngblood, The development of mine warfare: a most murderous and barbarous conduct
      Perhaps one of the most ingenious antihelicopter mines was constructed by planting a group of pressure-sensitive mines in a potential landing zone and then covering the mines with a sheet of metal.
    • 2009 August 9, Nicola Clark, “In Some Prison Breaks Across Europe, Helicopters Replace the File in the Cake”, in New York Times[1]:
      Britain, which has not experienced a helicopter escape since the late 1970s, has been more aggressive about installing antihelicopter nets in its prisons.

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