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n. Informal
A helicopter.
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(ˈkɒptə) or


(Aeronautics) informal short for helicopter
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(ˈkɒp tər)

a helicopter.
[1945–50; by shortening]
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[ˈkɒptər] nhélico m
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n (inf)Hubschrauber m
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