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1. An aircraft with an unpowered, horizontally rotating propeller on a shaft above the fuselage that provides lift for the machine, with forward propulsion being provided by a conventional propeller: superseded in most applications by the helicopter.
2. An aircraft; such as, a helicopter or autogyro, equipped with wings that rotate around an approximately vertical axis.
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