Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of airdrop.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of airdrop.

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Examples

  • MCCONNELL: Well the drops - please understand the airdrops are a very small fraction of the total food aid that is going and is continuing to go into Afghanistan.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2001

  • To what degree did the military stick to a plan that was inadequate, and how quick was it to improvise creative solutions such as airdrops of supplies from helicopters?

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2005

  • The team received no outside support such as airdrops of supplies.

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  • At AventureStats, the definition of Solo similarly implies "no human assistance (such as airdrops); no physical human contact throughout the entire expedition, and no proximity to other expeditions on the ice."

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  • 'airdrops' [in which equipment parachutes down from an aircraft] ....

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • 'airdrops' [in which equipment parachutes down from an aircraft] ....

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • 'airdrops' [in which equipment parachutes down from an aircraft] ....

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • Bad weather, however, delayed airdrops for Cross before the war ended so Donovan eventually scrubbed the sabotage and kidnap missions.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The British grew nervous the massive supply operation would end up arming different Maquis factions to fight one another after the war but Donovan pressed to keep up the airdrops.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Bad weather, however, delayed airdrops for Cross before the war ended so Donovan eventually scrubbed the sabotage and kidnap missions.

    Wild Bill Donovan

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