HyperDic: helicopter

English > 1 sense of the word helicopter:
NOUNartifacthelicopter, chopper, whirlybird, eggbeateran aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
helicopter > pronunciation
Soundshheh'lihkaa.pter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > helicopter: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades.
Synonymschopper, whirlybird, eggbeater
Partsblade, vaneFlat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
landing skidOne of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter
rotorrotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils
Narrowercargo helicopterA helicopter that carries cargo
shuttle helicopterA helicopter that shuttles back and forth
single-rotor helicopterA helicopter having a single rotor
skyhookhelicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects
Broaderheavier-than-air craftA non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
Spanishautogiro, helicóptero
Catalanhelicòpter

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