helicopter pad

'helicopter .pad
also hel|i|pad [ˈhelipæd] n
an area where helicopters can land

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • helicopter pad — noun (C) an area where helicopters can land …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • helicopter pad — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pad — pad1 S3 [pæd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(soft material)¦ 2¦(paper)¦ 3¦(flat ground)¦ 4¦(animal s foot)¦ 5¦(apartment)¦ 6¦(water plant)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from Low German, bottom surface of the foot ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pad — [[t]pæ̱d[/t]] pads, padding, padded 1) N COUNT A pad is a fairly thick, flat piece of a material such as cloth or rubber. Pads are used, for example, to clean things, to protect things, or to change their shape. He withdrew the needle and placed… …   English dictionary

  • pad — I noun (C) 1 SOFT MATERIAL something made of or filled with soft material, that is used to protect something or make it more comfortable: She put a sterile pad of cotton over the wound. | a foam rubber pad | knee/elbow/shoulder pad (=a pad sewn… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Helicopter deck — A helicopter deck (or helo deck) is a helicopter pad on the deck of a ship, usually located on the stern and always clear of obstacles that would prove hazardous to a helicopter landing. In the U.S. Navy it is commonly and properly referred to as …   Wikipedia

  • Pad — or PAD may refer to: Writing pad, a book of paper Sanitary pad, a device worn by a woman during menstruation Contents 1 Transportation 2 Sports gear …   Wikipedia

  • pad — Ⅰ. pad [1] ► NOUN 1) a thick piece of soft or absorbent material. 2) the fleshy underpart of an animal s foot or of a human finger. 3) a protective guard worn over a part of the body by a sports player. 4) a number of sheets of blank paper… …   English terms dictionary

  • pad — n. cushion 1) a heating; heel; knee; shoulder pad piece of material 2) a gauze; quilted; scouring pad connected sheets of paper 3) a scratch; writing pad airstrip 4) a helicopter; launch, launching pad one s residence (slang) 5) at one s pad * *… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • helicopter — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ air force, army, coastguard (BrE), Coast Guard (in the US), military, naval, police ▪ civilian, private …   Collocations dictionary

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