Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A helicopter.

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  • n. helicopter

Etymologies

Shortening and alteration of helicopter.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • An A-Star helo, which is the main way we got around.

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  • Might be seals in the boat, but I think the helo is a 46 based on the width and shape of the ramp.

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  • I agree that they make difficult platforms from which to shoot but they also make impossible precisely and a helo is a darn sight bigger target than an outboard engine.

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  • For somewhat shorter distances we take advantage of helicopter "helo" support, and in the vicinity of our Ascent Glacier camp we can do more detailed work by snowmobiling to rock outcrops and glacial moraines.

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  • Mail. defaults do smtp do host 'smtp-server. nc.rr.com' helo 'intertwingly. net' end

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  • Dwi 'rioed wedi dweud mwy na "helo" wrth Huw a dwi'n sicr heb siarad gyda fe ynglŷn â Iesu ond fe wnes i chwarae rôl bwysig yn trefnu Llanw ac fe ddefnyddiodd Duw Llanw fel cam i arwain Huw at Iesu Grist.

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  • It would helo some of us with increasing our vocabulary, and will also make it easier to see "what a difference a letter can make." jerezano

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  • Construction out of Dallas, TX stated he was a former Army helo pilot who was captured as a POW in Vietnam.

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  • As examples of the former, the Strider guys provided spectacularly done memorial knives/shadow boxed for the Marines and Sailor of 1st Force killed in a helo crash in 1999.

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  • It seems that he somehow convinced her that he was the helo pilot who flew her onto the Bien

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