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n. Informal
A helicopter.


(ˈkɒptə) or


(Aeronautics) informal short for helicopter


(ˈkɒp tər)

a helicopter.
[1945–50; by shortening]


[ˈkɒptər] nhélico m


n (inf)Hubschrauber m
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Washington, Sept 30 ( ANI ): Roboticists from Carnegie Mellon University teamed up with aerospace experts from Piasecki Aircraft and Boeing to give a big copter not only eyes and ears, but also perception, planning, and control.
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The drone copter will be a vital tool for our investigations," a ministry official said, "It will be used to ensure that companies are complying with the safety and health regulations throughout the year.
It was claimed John Butler, the father of Aisling Butler, below, who was killed in the 2009 disaster, went back into the mangled copter even though there was a strong smell of leaking fuel.
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