main rotor
main rotor main rotor n. (Aviation) The assembly of large rotating airfoils (blades) on a helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • main rotor — noun rotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air • Hypernyms: ↑rotor • Part Meronyms: ↑rotor blade, ↑rotary wing, ↑rotor head, ↑rotor shaft …   Useful english dictionary

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  • rotor blade — noun the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air • Syn: ↑rotary wing • Hypernyms: ↑airfoil, ↑aerofoil, ↑control surface, ↑surface • Part Holonyms: ↑ma …   Useful english dictionary

  • rotor head — noun the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns • Syn: ↑rotor shaft • Hypernyms: ↑axis, ↑axis of rotation • Part Holonyms: ↑main rotor …   Useful english dictionary

  • rotor shaft — noun the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns • Syn: ↑rotor head • Hypernyms: ↑axis, ↑axis of rotation • Part Holonyms: ↑main rotor …   Useful english dictionary

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