Associations to the word «Airlift»


AIRLIFT, noun. The transportation of troops, civilians or supplies by air, especially in an emergency.
AIRLIFT, noun. Such a flight.
AIRLIFT, noun. (archaeology) A pipe that is used to suck up objects from the sea bed.
AIRLIFT, verb. (transitive) To transport (troops etc) in an airlift.

Dictionary definition

AIRLIFT, noun. Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable).
AIRLIFT, verb. Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia".

Wise words

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