verb (used with object), air·dropped, air·drop·ping.
to drop (persons, equipment, etc.) by parachute from an aircraft in flight.
the act or process of airdropping.
Origin of airdrop
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Contemporary Examples of airdrop
The airdrop mission consisted of a C-17 and two C-130 aircraft that were escorted by two F-18 fighters.Obama’s Iraq Plan Has a Killer Flaw—and Airstrikes Alone May Not Save It
August 8, 2014
a delivery of supplies, troops, etc, from an aircraft by parachute
verb -drops, -dropping or -dropped
(tr) to deliver (supplies, etc) by an airdrop
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