air-drop

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

air-drop (plural air-drops)

  1. A delivery of goods or equipment by dropping from an aircraft in flight.
    • After the soldiers had entrenched, the light artillery was delivered by an air-drop.

Verb[edit]

air-drop (third-person singular simple present air-drops, present participle air-droping, simple past and past participle air-droped)

  1. To deliver goods or equipment by dropping from an aircraft in flight.
    • After the soldiers were entrenched, they would air-drop light artillery nearby.