Meaning of HELICOPTER in English

HELICOPTER

[he.li.cop.ter] n [F helicoptere, fr. Gk heliko- + pteron wing--more at feather] (1887): an aircraft whose lift is derived from the aerodynamic forces acting on one or more powered rotors turning about substantially vertical axes

[2]helicopter vi (1952): to travel by helicopter ~ vt: to transport by helicopter

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.