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- n. A delivery of goods or equipment by dropping from an aircraft in flight.
- v. To deliver goods or equipment by dropping from an aircraft in flight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter
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Honestly I think we should air-drop a bunch of bubble wrap onto the tea-bagger rallies and GOP conventions.
One local leader called on foreign powers to air-drop supplies.
The little Moth did not have that kind of range for a round-trip so Eifler had an Air Force cargo plane air-drop drums of gasoline onto the Knothead camp ahead of time so they could fill up for the return flight.
The confetti air-drop at Super Bowl XLV was merely prelude to the real NFL paper war.
The confetti air-drop in Dallas at Super Bowl XLV was merely prelude to the real NFL paper war.
Set up broadband access for the boonies via satellite, air-drop thousands of laptops, and give the population a chance to choose the 21st century.
What we need is an increase in food available on the ground and allow the 18th Airborne Corps and the Joint Task Force in Haiti to air-drop food, to open additional air fields to get more food into the country.
Once they wiped the animals out, burned the trees for firewood, we could air-drop booze, which they would eventually kill each other over, and then (with the natural habitat destroyed) we'd be able to drill right through the bums 'unproductive bodies for oil.
This isn't just another of the mini apps, like Google Checkout or Google Desktop, that the company's engineers seem to air-drop onto the Web every week — each of which has the potential to become a massive challenge to an entrenched competitor or remain forever in development.
So, just roughly, you can figure Mr. Market wants to air-drop something approaching $2 trillion on the foremosters, so they can get back into the business of selling stuff to hindmosters --- who, if you recall, are currently have a Devil of a time themselves.
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