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Meaning of “helicopter” - Learner’s Dictionary

helicopter

noun [C]     /ˈhelɪkɒptər/
A2 an aircraft that flies using long, thin parts on top of it that turn round and round very fastFixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
Translations of “helicopter”
in Arabic طائِرة مِرْوَحِيّة…
in Korean 헬리콥터…
in Malaysian helikopter…
in French hélicoptère…
in Turkish helikopter…
in Italian elicottero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直升機…
in Russian вертолет…
in Polish helikopter, śmigłowiec…
in Vietnamese trực thăng…
in Spanish helicóptero…
in Portuguese helicóptero…
in Thai เฮลิคอปเตอร์…
in German der Hubschrauber…
in Catalan helicòpter…
in Japanese ヘリコプター…
in Indonesian helikopter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直升机…
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