Associations to the word «Airlift»

Wiktionary

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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca