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Definition of helicopter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

helicopter

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhɛləˌkɑptər//
 
(informal copter, chopper)
 
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an aircraft without wings that has large blades on top that go around. It can fly straight up from the ground and can also stay in one position in the air He was rushed to the hospital by helicopter. a police helicopter a helicopter pilot
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