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hel·i·port

 (hĕl′ə-pôrt′)
n.
A site developed to accommodate the arrival and departure of helicopters, often with facilities for refueling, maintenance, and storage.

heliport

(ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt)
n
(Aeronautics) an airport for helicopters
[C20: from heli- + port1]

hel•i•port

(ˈhɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈhi lə-)

n.
a takeoff and landing place for helicopters, often on the roof of a building.
[1940–45]

heliport

A facility designated for operating, basing, servicing, and maintaining helicopters.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heliport - an airport for helicoptersheliport - an airport for helicopters    
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
Translations
héligarehéliport

heliport

[ˈhelɪpɔːt] Nhelipuerto m

heliport

[ˈhɛlipɔːrt] nhéliport m

heliport

nHeliport m, → Hubschrauberflugplatz m

heliport

[ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt] neliporto
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