Associations to the word «Helicopter»

Pictures for the word «Helicopter»


HELICOPTER, noun. 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.
HELICOPTER, noun. A powered troweling machine with spinning blades used to spread concrete.
HELICOPTER, noun. A winged fruit of certain trees, such as ash, elm, and maple
HELICOPTER, verb. (transitive) To transport by helicopter.
HELICOPTER, verb. (intransitive) To travel by helicopter.
HELICOPTER, verb. To rotate like a helicopter blade.
HELICOPTER BUCKET, noun. A bucket, often collapsible, which is suspended from a helicopter performing firefighting operations and is used for lifting and dumping water or fire retardant chemicals.
HELICOPTER MOM, noun. A woman, especially mother who is overly protective for children.
HELICOPTER PARENT, noun. A parent who pays an inordinate amount of attention to their children and often makes decisions, particularly educational ones, normally the province of the student.
HELICOPTER PARENTS, noun. Plural of helicopter parent

Dictionary definition

HELICOPTER, noun. An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades.

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