he·​li·​pad | \ ˈhe-lə-ˌpad How to pronounce helipad (audio) , ˈhē-\

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Examples of helipad in a Sentence

The building has a helipad on its roof.

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Bus express and helicopter service Plans call for three helipads at the mall. Fortune, "Reaching the American Dream: a Traffic Nightmare?," 3 Sep. 2019 On Wednesday, the deputy made a radio call from the helipad at the sheriff’s station’s parking lot and reported that two shots had been fired at him from a nearby apartment building, authorities said. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, "Sheriff’s deputy admits he fabricated being shot by sniper in Lancaster, authorities said," 24 Aug. 2019 In addition to 10 cabins, the ship also includes a sauna, helipad, beauty salon, theater, steam room, Jacuzzi and swimming pool with underwater lights. Ashley Boucher, PEOPLE.com, "Sofia Richie Poses in Black Thong Bikini As Kylie Jenner's Birthday Celebration Moves on to France," 14 Aug. 2019 True, the focus, the central interest of the weekend was not this landing on the helipad. Philip P. Ardery Jr., National Review, "Upon a Time in Woodstock," 10 Aug. 2019 Amenities include a helipad, theater, sauna, beauty salon, and Turkish bath. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything We Know About Kylie Jenner’s Luxurious Birthday Yacht," 5 Aug. 2019 That spurred a push to close down private helipads. Washington Post, "Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper, killing pilot," 11 June 2019 Uber will coordinate with its car service to get passengers in lower Manhattan to the helipad. Matt Mcfarland, CNN, "Uber expands 'no talking' rides and launches helicopter service," 9 July 2019 Both homes are over 9,000 square feet, with five bedrooms and swimming pools, guesthouses, theaters, wine cellars and helipads. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "California Coast Ranch Linked to Formula One Heavyweight Lists for $110 Million," 13 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of helipad

1960, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of helipad

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

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