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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An aircraft with propellers revolving over the body of the craft.

Usage examples (30)
  • The noise of the whirling helicopter blades drowned out our guide's voice as we toured above the city.
  • Rappelling down from a helicopter is a hostile action.
  • However the helicopter is at present a "fair weather bird" and cannot operate in conditions of poor visibility and severe turbulence.
  • The helicopter is falling towards a baseball game. for more
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