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 for helicopter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Helicopter \Hel"i*cop`ter\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "e`lix, "e`likos, a
     spiral + ptero`n a wing.]
     a heavier-than-air aircraft whose lift is provided by the
     aerodynamic forces on rotating blades rather than on fixed
     wings. Contrasted with fixed-wing aircraft.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Helicopter \Hel"i*cop`ter\, v. i.
     to travel in a helicopter.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Helicopter \Hel"i*cop`ter\, v. t.
     to transport in a helicopter.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  helicopter
      n 1: an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the
           rotation of overhead blades [syn: helicopter, chopper,
           whirlybird, eggbeater]

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