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noun 
  1. An aircraft that is borne along by one or more sets of long rotating blades which allow it to hover, move in any direction including reverse, or land and having a smaller set of blades on its tail that stabilize the aircraft.
We flew over the city in a .
  1. a powered trowelling machine with spinning blades used to spread concrete.
verb to helicopter
  1. To transport by helicopter
Etymology: From French hélicoptère, from Greek (italbrac, helikopteron), from Ancient Greek (genitive ) (italbrac, helix), (italbrac, helikos) "urning, revolving, rotating, spinning" + (italbrac, pteron) "wing" or "anything winged".


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