Definition of Helicopter

1. Noun. An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades.




Definition of Helicopter

1. Noun. An aircraft that is borne along by one or more sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, move in any direction including reverse, or land; and having a smaller set of blades on its tail that stabilize the aircraft. ¹

2. Noun. a powered troweling machine with spinning blades used to spread concrete. ¹

3. Noun. a winged fruit of certain trees, such as ash, elm, and maple ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To transport by helicopter. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To travel by helicopter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Helicopter

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Helicopter Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Helicopter Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Helicopter

helicoid
helicoid choroidopathy
helicoid ginglymus
helicoidal
helicoidal cell wall
helicoids
helicon
heliconia
heliconian
heliconias
helicons
helicopod gait
helicopodia
helicopt
helicopted
helicopter (current term)
helicopter bucket
helicopter parent
helicopter parents
helicoptered
helicoptering
helicopterlike
helicopters
helicopting
helicopts
helicotrema
helicotremata
helictite
helictites
helideck

Literary usage of Helicopter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also optimum height of burst; safe burst height; types of bunt helicopter approach route—(DOD, NATO) The track or series of tracks along which ..."

2. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"Another common toy, said to have developed from the Penaud helicopter, is that shown in ... Toy helicopter. By rap- idly pulling the string the propeller li ..."

3. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"In actual tests of the Berliner helicopter, it is said to have been established ... It is a point in favor of the helicopter that the sustaining effect of a ..."

4. Adventure Guide Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"helicopter Rides helicopter tours of ... helicopter where they replace the three-seat front section with two seats, allowing for more arm and leg room and ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Helicopter

Search for Helicopter on Dictionary.com!Search for Helicopter on Thesaurus.com!Search for Helicopter on Google!Search for Helicopter on Wikipedia!