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helipad

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noun he·li·pad \ˈhe-lə-ˌpad, ˈhē-\

Simple Definition of helipad

  • : a special area where a helicopter can take off and land

Full Definition of helipad

Examples of helipad

  1. The building has a helipad on its roof.



1960

First Known Use of helipad

1960


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