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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

Full Definition of airdrop

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

air–drop transitive verb
air–drop·pa·bleplay \-ˌdrä-pə-bəl\ adjective

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