to drop (persons, equipment, etc.) by parachute from an aircraft in flight.
the act or process of airdropping.
Contemporary Examples

The airdrop mission consisted of a C-17 and two C-130 aircraft that were escorted by two F-18 fighters.
Obama’s Iraq Plan Has a Killer Flaw—and Airstrikes Alone May Not Save It Jacob Siegel August 7, 2014

a delivery of supplies, troops, etc, from an aircraft by parachute
verb -drops, -dropping, -dropped
(transitive) to deliver (supplies, etc) by an airdrop


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