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medevac

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noun med·e·vac \ˈme-də-ˌvak, -dē-\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of medevac

  1. 1 :  emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)

  2. 2 :  a helicopter used for medevac

Examples of medevac in a sentence

  1. The wounded soldiers were evacuated by medevac to the hospital.

Origin and Etymology of medevac

medical evacuation


First Known Use: 1966


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medevac

verb med·e·vac
variants: or less commonly

Definition of medevac

medevaced

also

medivaced

or

medevacked

or

medivacked

;

medevacing

also

medivacing

or

medevacking

or

medivacking

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to transport in a medevac helicopter

1969

First Known Use of medevac

1969


MEDEVAC Defined for English Language Learners

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medevac

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noun med·e·vac \ˈme-də-ˌvak, -dē-\

Definition of medevac for English Language Learners

  • : emergency removal of sick or injured people from an area especially by helicopter

  • : a helicopter used to remove sick or injured people from an area


Medical Dictionary

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medevac

noun med·e·vac
variants: also

medivac

\ˈmed-ə-ˌvak\play

Medical Definition of medevac

  1. 1:  emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)

  2. 2:  a helicopter used for medevac


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medevac

transitive verb med·e·vac

Medical Definition of medevac

medevacked

;

medevacking

  1. :  to transport in a medevac helicopter

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