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helipad

[ hel-uh-pad, hee-luh- ]
/ ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə- /
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noun
a takeoff and landing area for helicopters, usually without commercial facilities.
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Origin of helipad

First recorded in 1940–45; heli-2 + pad1
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British Dictionary definitions for helipad

helipad
/ (ˈhɛlɪˌpæd) /

noun
a place for helicopters to land and take off

Word Origin for helipad

C20: from heli- + pad 1
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