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gyrocopter

[jahy-ruh-kop-ter] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌkɒp tər/
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Origin of gyrocopter
1910-1915
1910-15; gyro- + (heli)copter
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  • Here, cover me with this till I reach the gyrocopter, then get back quick, and seal the air-lock.

    The Great Dome on Mercury Arthur Leo Zagat
  • The gyrocopter that could carry them aloft, out of the rout, was fifty feet away.

    The Great Dome on Mercury Arthur Leo Zagat
  • Darl's gyrocopter was diving on a long slant for the Dome wall.

    The Great Dome on Mercury Arthur Leo Zagat
  • The gyrocopter was sluggish, dipped alarmingly when it should have darted, arrow-like, to its mark.

    The Great Dome on Mercury Arthur Leo Zagat

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