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hel·i·pad

 (hĕl′ə-păd′)
n.
A place for helicopters to land and take off.
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helipad

(ˈhɛlɪˌpæd)
n
(Aeronautics) a place for helicopters to land and take off
[C20: from heli- + pad1]
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hel•i•pad

(ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə-)

n.
[1940–45]
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helipad

A prepared area designated and used for takeoff and landing of helicopters. (Includes touchdown or hover point.)
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations

helipad

[ˈhelɪpæd] Nplataforma f de helicóptero, pista f de helicóptero
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

helipad

[ˈhɛlipæd] nhélistation f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

helipad

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