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Noun: helicopter  'he-li,kóp-tu(r)
  1. An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    - chopper [informal], whirlybird [N. Amer, informal], eggbeater [N. Amer, informal], copter [informal]
Verb: helicopter  'he-li,kóp-tu(r)
  1. Travel or transport by helicopter

Derived forms: helicoptered, helicoptering, helicopters

Type of: heavier-than-air craft

Encyclopedia: Helicopter, Brian