air-drop air-drop


  • (v) drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter


  1. After returning to Suchow, we boarded a Chinese air force C46 on a mission to air-drop ammunition and hospital supplies to General Huang Po-tao.
  2. Contra aircraft have begun flying secretly out of the Honduran air base of Aguacate into Nicaragua to air-drop supplies for returning rebels.
  3. The latest stunt among cocaine pilots has been to air-drop a shipment of cocaine, then put the aircraft on automatic pilot and bail out.
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profusion profusion
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