Definition of Medivac

1. Noun. The evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care.

Exact synonyms: Medevac, Medical Evacuation
Generic synonyms: Evacuation



Definition of Medivac

1. Noun. The emergency transportation, usually by air, of patients to a medical facility. ¹

2. Noun. A vehicle used for emergency transportation of patients to a medical facility. ¹

3. Noun. Trained personnel who care for patients during emergency transportation to a medical facility. ¹

4. Verb. To transport patients by medevac. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Medivac

1. to medevac [v -VACED, -VACING, -VACS or -VACKED, -VACKING, -VACS] - See also: medevac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medivac

medium pacers
medium rare
medium scale integration
medium steel
medium vein
medium wave
mediumism
mediumistic
mediums
mediumship
mediumships
mediumwave
mediumweight
medius
mediuses
medivac (current term)
medivaced
medivacing
medivacked
medivacking
medivacs
mediæval
mediævaldom
mediævalist
mediævalists
mediævally
medjidie
medjidies
medjidite
medkniche

Literary usage of Medivac

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1. Regional Peacekeepers: The Paradox of Russian Peacekeeping by John Mackinlay, Peter Cross (2003)
"... main C31 location in Tajikistan, and improved communications and medivac facilities seemed to improve morale and effectiveness in the first two quarters ..."

2. Republic by Charles Edward Sheehan-miles (2007)
"Platoon leaders, get me a count of your dead and wounded so I can call in a medivac." For fifteen excruciating minutes Morris waited, until the last of the ..."

3. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"This included training 78 deminers, provision of equipment, vehicles, and radios and support for air medivac.17 Germany ..."

4. Prayer at Rumayla: A Novel of the Gulf War by Charles Sheehan-Miles (2007)
""Call up to higher, tell them we need an immediate medivac, over." "Roger, black six." A few moments passed, then we heard Captain Strait again. ..."

5. Pesticides in the Next Decade: The Challenges Ahead: Third National Research (1994)
"Please note the large number of cases and largest cost is in the area of medical emergencies and medivac. EPIRB responses include the largest number of ..."

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