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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of airlift.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • No amount of eye rolling or shoulder shrugging can change their minds, and so whiplash collar firmly around her neck, and safely secured to a stretcher, the driver is airlifted from the highway to the hospital -- across the street from the accident site.

    Christine Negroni: The Not-So-Hilarious World of Helicopter EMS

  • 'Seven sailors had to be airlifted from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier after being overcome by fumes in one of the ship's toilets.

    Archive 2007-03-11

  • 'Seven sailors had to be airlifted from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier after being overcome by fumes in one of the ship's toilets.

    This stinks

  • One man, believed to be a security guard, was airlifted from the scene and taken to Ipswich Hospital with smoke inhalation but no one else was on the Second World War gun emplacement.

    Boing Boing

  • Case in point is Alpino Vino (970-708-1120), a new spot just off the Gold Hill Express Lift that resembles a chalet airlifted from the Italian Alps. Diners in ski helmets huddle around cherry-wood tables and a roaring fireplace, sipping Tuscan reds ($15), while neatly groomed waiters bring plates of cured meats and fine cheeses ($15).

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Just like they "airlifted" tons of Democratic operatives in Alaska, too, right?

    Palin Claims "Obama-Biden Democrats" Are Regularly Attacking Her Family, But...

  • And as for not being local to the constituency...well, one way or another, he's been involved in things Glasgwegian and close to Glasgow for most of his life, and has solid roots in the region: it's not as if he is a stereotypical out-of-touch party insider "airlifted" into a place in which he is unaware or uninterested or uninvolved with the concerns of the constituents

    Be Kerr-ful what you wish for

  • This would mean that the districts would be more accessible and food supplies could reach them by road as well instead of having them airlifted which is more expensive.

    News

  • The first victim, a woman, was airlifted to a hospital in Phoenix in critical condition, the police chief said.

    Police: Gunman kills 5 then self in Arizona

  • Trevin, still with a pulse but otherwise unresponsive, airlifted to the hospital.

    Bucolic

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