helicopod gait hel·i·co·pod gait (hěl’ĭ-kō-pŏd’)
A gait seen in some hysterical disorders, in which the feet describe half circles. Also called helicopodia.
[hel-i-kopt, hee-li-] /ˈhɛl ɪˌkɒpt, ˈhi lɪ-/ verb (used with or without object) 1. .
[hel-i-kop-ter, hee-li-] /ˈhɛl ɪˌkɒp tər, ˈhi lɪ-/ noun 1. any of a class of heavier-than-air craft that are lifted and sustained in the air horizontally by rotating wings or blades turning on vertical axes through power supplied by an engine. verb (used without object) 2. to fly in a helicopter. verb (used with object) 3. […]
- Helicopter gunship
noun 1. a large heavily armed helicopter used for ground attack
noun, Informal. 1. a style of child rearing in which an overprotective mother or father discourages a child’s independence by being too involved in the child’s life: In typical helicopter parenting, a mother or father swoops in at any sign of challenge or discomfort.