Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A delivery, as of supplies or troops, by parachute from aircraft.
  • transitive & intransitive verb To drop or be dropped from an aircraft.

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  • noun The act of delivering goods or personnel by dropping them from an aircraft by parachute.
  • verb To delivery goods or personnel by dropping them from an aircraft by parachute.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft

Etymologies

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From air + drop.

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