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airdrop

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noun air·drop \-ˌdräp\

Simple Definition of airdrop

  • : the act or action of delivering supplies by parachute from an airplane during an emergency when other methods are not possible

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of airdrop

  1. :  delivery of cargo, emergency supplies, or personnel by parachute from an airplane in flight

air–drop

transitive verb

air–droppable

play \-ˌdrä-pə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of airdrop in a sentence

  1. The group organized an airdrop of food for the refugees.



1943

First Known Use of airdrop

1943


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