[hee-lee-uh-zoh-uh n] /ˌhi li əˈzoʊ ən/
a protozoan of the order Heliozoa, having a spherical body and radiating pseudopods.
[hee-lee-uh-zoh-ik] /ˌhi li əˈzoʊ ɪk/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the Heliozoa.
any protozoan of the mostly freshwater group Heliozoa, typically having a siliceous shell and stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections: phylum Actinopoda (actinopods)
[hel-uh-pad, hee-luh-] /ˈhɛl əˌpæd, ˈhi lə-/ noun 1. a takeoff and landing area for helicopters, usually without commercial facilities. /ˈhɛlɪˌpæd/ noun 1. a place for helicopters to land and take off
[hel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt, hee-luh-] /ˈhɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈhi lə-/ noun 1. a landing place for helicopters, often on the roof of a building or in some other limited area. /ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt/ noun 1. an airport for helicopters n. 1948, from helicopter + second element abstracted from airport.
verb to downhill ski on remote mountains after being dropped of by a helicopter Examples He wants to heli-ski in Alaska. Word Origin heli(copter) + ski Usage Note heli-skiing n, heli-ski adj
[hel-i-skee-ing] /ˈhɛl ɪˌski ɪŋ/ noun 1. skiing on remote mountains to which the participants are brought by helicopter.