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quadcopter

Line breaks: quad|cop¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɒdkɒptə
 
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Definition of quadcopter in English:

noun

An unmanned helicopter having four rotors: a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone
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  • Quadcopters and other drone-type devices are being put to good use by researchers, conservationists, game wardens, and wildlife biologists.
  • Depending on weather conditions, a battery operated quadcopter can cover a distance of nearly 100 square kilometers in one day.
  • He says the quadcopters, which measure less than a foot in diameter, take off from autonomous ocean vehicles, which serve as miniature aircraft carriers.

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