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airdrop

[air-drop] /ˈɛərˌdrɒp/
verb (used with object), airdropped, airdropping.
1.
to drop (persons, equipment, etc.) by parachute from an aircraft in flight.
noun
2.
the act or process of airdropping.
Origin of airdrop
1945-1950
1945-50; air1 + drop
Related forms
air-droppable, adjective
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airdrop

/ˈɛəˌdrɒp/
noun
1.
a delivery of supplies, troops, etc, from an aircraft by parachute
verb -drops, -dropping, -dropped
2.
(transitive) to deliver (supplies, etc) by an airdrop
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