helicopter definition

  • noun:
    • An aircraft that derives its lift from blades that rotate about an approximately vertical central axis.
    • An aircraft which borne along by more than one sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, relocate any way including reverse, or land; and having a smaller sized group of blades on its end that stabilize the aircraft.
    • a powered troweling device with spinning blades accustomed distribute concrete.
    • a winged fresh fruit of certain woods, like ash, elm, and maple
    • a heavier-than-air aircraft whose lift is provided by the aerodynamic forces on turning blades without on fixed wings. Compared with fixed-wing aircraft.
    • A flying-machine which revolving screws or revolving helicoidal surfaces tend to be depended upon to maintain the device in the air.
    • an aircraft without wings that obtains its raise from rotation of expense blades
  • verb-transitive:
    • going or transport by helicopter.
    • to move in a helicopter.
  • verb:
    • To transport by helicopter.
    • to visit by helicopter.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • traveling in a helicopter.

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