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hel·i·pad

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

helipad

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

hel•i•pad

(ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə-)

n.
[1940–45]

helipad

A prepared area designated and used for takeoff and landing of helicopters. (Includes touchdown or hover point.)
Translations

helipad

[ˈhelɪpæd] Nplataforma f de helicóptero, pista f de helicóptero

helipad

[ˈhɛlipæd] nhélistation f

helipad

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