copter

noun
cop·​ter | \ ˈkäp-tər How to pronounce copter (audio) \

Definition of copter

Examples of copter in a Sentence

copters from the local TV stations made the obligatory reports on the bumper-to-bumper traffic at the start of the holiday weekend
Recent Examples on the Web But the copter's team has a plan that could help Ingenuity survive and continue flying high on Mars. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 11 June 2022 Under the glare of his copter’s searchlight, the pilot could see the sub’s hull was awash as the crew clung to the steel safety cable. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 May 2022 The copter in the background was branded with the film's title as well as the actor's name in large letters. Dan Heching, PEOPLE.com, 4 May 2022 The clouds hung low, so the copter hugged close to the sandstone cliffs that rise from this green island, which gets about 80 inches of rain and 60 inches of snowfall every year. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Dec. 2021 The clouds hung low, so the copter hugged close to the sandstone cliffs that rise from this green island, which gets about 80 inches of rain and 60 inches of snowfall every year. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Dec. 2021 The clouds hung low, so the copter hugged close to the sandstone cliffs that rise from this green island, which gets about 80 inches of rain and 60 inches of snowfall every year. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Dec. 2021 The clouds hung low, so the copter hugged close to the sandstone cliffs that rise from this green island, which gets about 80 inches of rain and 60 inches of snowfall every year. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Dec. 2021 The autopilot, in recovery mode, arrests the plummet, bringing the copter back to a stable flight. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 21 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of copter

1943, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

22 Jun 2022

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“Copter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copter. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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