from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Delivery of supplies to a place by parachute.
  • transitive v. To deliver by parachute.


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  • In that case Damians paradrop is a good option and sort out the extraction later.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Gentlemen’s Club.

  • The proper decision is to paradrop him into a town of his former victims and allow them to decide the best way to deal with him.

    Matthew Yglesias » Karadzic’s Defense

  • All you need is a safe place to ditch or paradrop.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Gentlemen’s Club.

  • PHILLIPS: Silent soldiers that paradrop into enemy territory.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2001

  • As mission planners we did not share these concerns with our crews, but some details had to be disclosed when astonished loadmasters reported to the cockpit that our SOG jump masters halted the paradrop after the first man went out and that they made the rest of the team sit down without offering any explanation.

    McCrary, Jack

  • In September the British paradrop on the Arnhem bridges failed, and Patton's tanks coughed to a standstill in Alsace, with their fuel tanks dry.


  • If they were keen enough and covert enough to do a paradrop, why not just drop weapons rather than this high risk, low return stratergy of an airborne attack on an ally?

    Army Rumour Service

  • I'll try to work within those limitations and see if France, without doing anything too gamey like garrisoning only Victory Points cities or trying a paradrop on Berlin, has any chance of resisting the initial assault and taking the fight back to the Nazis.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Sources claim that an important organisational post could be coming Varun's way even though the old guard in the state BJP is not too comfortable with the move to ` ` paradrop '' the young man who is no stranger to controversy.

    The Times of India

  • If the entire squad is wiped out, you start from the beginning of the stage, in this case via paradrop if you're on offense.

    Forever Geek


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