helicopter: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hel'i-kop"tur, hē'li-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of a class of heavier-than-air craft that are lifted and sustained in the air horizontally by rotating wings or blades turning on vertical axes through power supplied by an engine.
  1. to fly in a helicopter.
  1. to convey in a helicopter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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