helipad

noun

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

Examples of helipad in a Sentence

The building has a helipad on its roof.
Recent Examples on the Web Tents were scattered along the school's baseball field and the football field became a makeshift helipad. Maritza Dominguez, The Arizona Republic, 13 July 2024 The new hospital will include 122 inpatient beds, 25 observation beds, seven operating rooms, 27 emergency department treatment bays and a helipad. Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 11 July 2024 Whether on departure or arrival, Marriott Luxury has partnered with Blade to provide guests with complimentary drinks at these helipad lounges. Stella Shon, Travel + Leisure, 3 July 2024 Conversely, the exterior decks are adorned with several lounges, multiple pools, and a helipad with two resident choppers. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 30 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for helipad 

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of helipad was in 1960

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“Helipad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helipad. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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