helipad

[ hel-uh-pad, hee-luh- ]
/ ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə- /

noun

a takeoff and landing area for helicopters, usually without commercial facilities.

Nearby words

  1. heliotropism,
  2. heliotype,
  3. heliotypic,
  4. heliozoan,
  5. heliozoic,
  6. heliport,
  7. heliskiing,
  8. helistop,
  9. helium,
  10. helium flash

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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