Examples of airdrop in a Sentence
The group organized an airdrop of food for the refugees.
Recent Examples of airdrop from the Web
This created a windfall by delivering one unit of Bitcoin Cash for every bitcoin—but also a minor tax nightmare, since no one is quite sure on how to report such airdrops to the IRS.
Federal officials have said there have been airdrops of relief supplies to places that are cut off and isolated.
Finally, Orion has completed three of the final eight human certification airdrop tests and plans to complete human certification in early 2019.
The aircraft can carry airdrop loads up to 42,000 pounds.
The drills include air defense tests, live fire tank engagements, long advances by armored columns, fighter planes and helicopters supporting ground movements, electronic warfare, and airdrops.
The Der Ezzor airdrops are part of a broader humanitarian relief plan brokered by the U.N. special envoy, Staffan de Mistura, and backed by Russia and the United States.
The provincial council sent a request to the federal government and the U.S.-led coalition for an airdrop of essential food supplies two months ago but has not received a response, said Hussam al-Abar, one of its members.
For example, instead of waiting for supplies via an airdrop, a soldier on the battlefield could print out a chemical sensor to detect explosives, or a medical tool to tend to a wounded comrade.
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AIRDROP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airdrop for English Language Learners
: the act or action of delivering supplies by parachute from an airplane during an emergency when other methods are not possible
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