Definition of Sikorsky

1. Noun. United States industrialist (born in Russia) who designed the first four-engine airplane and the first mass-produced helicopter (1889-1972).

Exact synonyms: Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky, Igor Sikorsky
Generic synonyms: Industrialist



Definition of Sikorsky

1. a helicopter [n SIKORSKIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sikorsky

Sigmund Romberg
Signe
Signorelli's sign
Sigourney
Sigrid
Sigrid Undset
Sigurd
Sigyn
Siha
Siirt
Sikar
Sikh
Sikhism
Sikhs
Sikkim
Sikorsky
Silas
Silastic
Sile
Silene acaulis
Silene caroliniana
Silene dioica
Silene latifolia
Silene uniflora
Silene virginica
Silene vulgaris
Silent Sam
Silenus
Silesia
Silesian

Literary usage of Sikorsky

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1. Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"The 4-Motored sikorsky Biplane The originality and energy of the Russian aviator and ... Mr. LL sikorsky, made him one of the pioneers in the design and ..."

2. Marines & Helicopters, 1962-1973 by William R. Fails (1995)
"A brief look at some of the problems encountered by sikorsky in building the CH—53 gives some indication of the difficulties encountered in developing a new ..."

3. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"FIFTH LECTURE 1947 sikorsky Helicopter Development By IGOR sikorsky A lecture ... IVOR sikorsky, the eminent engineer responsible for the design and ..."

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