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Etymology

1. helicopter

noun. ['ˈhɛlɪˌkɑːptɝ'] an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades.

Synonyms

  • blade
  • single-rotor helicopter
  • cargo helicopter
  • landing skid
  • vane
  • rotor
  • heavier-than-air craft
  • eggbeater
  • shuttle helicopter
  • whirlybird
  • skyhook

Etymology

  • hélicoptère (French)
  • ἕλικος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Helicopter

  • adapter
  • adaptor
  • adopter
  • apter
  • captor
  • chapter
  • emptor
  • eurocopter
  • interceptor
  • interceptor
  • kaptur
  • lithotripter
  • raptor
  • receptor
  • sceptre
  • sceptre
  • sculptor
  • septer
  • subchapter
  • sumpter

Example sentences of the word helicopter


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can make a simple flying helicopter toy at home in minutes with just a few simple supplies.

2. Adjective, comparative
Companies that offer helicopter tours from Juneau include Era Aviation, Juneau Tours, NorthStar Trekking and TEMSCO Helicopters.

Quotes containing the word helicopter


1. You'll blow up a helicopter, but you won't go out with me? What is wrong with you?
- Meg Cabot, When Lightning Strikes

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