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English definition of “helicopter”

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
(Definition of helicopter noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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