Definition of Medevac

1. Noun. The evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care.

Exact synonyms: Medical Evacuation, Medivac
Generic synonyms: Evacuation



Definition of Medevac

1. Noun. (alternative form of medevac) ¹

2. Verb. (alternative form of medevac) ¹

3. Noun. The emergency transportation, usually by air, of patients to a medical facility. ¹

4. Noun. A vehicle used for emergency transportation of patients to a medical facility. ¹

5. Noun. Trained personnel who care for patients during emergency transportation to a medical facility. ¹

6. Verb. To transport patients by medevac. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Medevac

1. to evacuate the wounded from a battlefield by helicopter [v -VACED, -VACING, -VACS or -VACKED, -VACKING, -VACS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medevac

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meddler
meddlers
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meddlesome
meddlesomely
meddlesomeness
meddling
meddlingly
meddlings
meddy
medecine
medetomidine
medevac (current term)
medevaced
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medevacked
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medflies
medfly
medi virus
media
media-historical
media advocacy
media bias
media circus

Literary usage of Medevac

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1. Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam by Peter Dorland, James Nanney (2001)
"Dust Off and medevac helicopters supported both South Vietnamese and American ... A medevac in Peril One of these hoist missions during the Cambodian ..."

2. Surviving Twilight by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"Major medevac operations commenced on post today. For the first time ever, our blacktop parade field was used for something worthwhile: a medevac landing ..."

3. An Analysis of U. S. Army Helicopter Programs by Frances M. Lussier (1996)
"Its cargo bay is large enough to accommodate six litters for wounded soldiers, making it a more effective medevac helicopter than the Huey. ..."

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