medevac
I. noun also medivac Etymology: medical evacuation Date: 1966 1. emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area) 2. a helicopter used for medevac II. transitive verb also medivac (medevaced; also medivaced or medevacked or medivacked; medevacing; also medivacing or medevacking or medivacking) Date: 1969 to transport in a medevac helicopter

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  • MEDEVAC — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un MEDEVAC es una abreviatura para la evacuación médica. El término MEDEVAC se aplica generalmente a un vehículo, a un plano, o a un helicóptero usado como ambulancia (a veces llamada una ambulancia del aire ). Esto… …   Wikipedia Español

  • medevac — UK [ˈmedɪvæk] / US [ˈmedɪvæk] or medivac UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms medevac : present tense I/you/we/they medevac he/she/it medevacs present participle medevacking past tense medevacked past participle medevacked American to transport… …   English dictionary

  • medevac — (medical evacuation) n. transportation of critically injured patients to a place where they can receive medical treatment; helicopter which provides medical evacuation services medevac (medically evacuate) v. provide transportation for critically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • medevac — 1966, U.S. military, formed from elements of medical evacuation …   Etymology dictionary

  • medevac — ☆ medevac [med′i vak΄ ] n. the evacuation of wounded military personnel for medical treatment, esp. by aircraft adj. of or having to do with such an evacuation or the aircraft used, esp. helicopters …   English World dictionary

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  • medevac — /med euh vak /, n., v., medevacked, medevacking. n. 1. a helicopter for evacuating the wounded from a battlefield. 2. an ambulance or other vehicle equipped for emergency transport of medical patients. 3. any of the trained personnel transporting …   Universalium

  • MEDEVAC — medical evacuation * * * med·e·vac also med·i·vac med ə .vak n 1) emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area) 2) a helicopter used for medevac medevac vt, vacked; vack·ing to transport in a medevac helicopter …   Medical dictionary

  • Medevac — medical evacuation * * * med·e·vac also med·i·vac med ə .vak n 1) emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area) 2) a helicopter used for medevac medevac vt, vacked; vack·ing to transport in a medevac helicopter …   Medical dictionary

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