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airdrop

air·drop

airdrop

 
pronunciation:
eIr drap
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: airdropped, airdropping, airdrops
definition: to deliver by parachute from an aircraft.
The British operatives and supplies were airdropped into France to help the Resistance.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a delivery by parachute from an aircraft, esp. of troops, weapons, or supplies.
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