Airlift Definition

ârlĭft
airlifted, airlifts
noun
airlifts
A system of transporting troops, civilian passengers, or supplies by air, as in an emergency or when surface routes are blocked.
American Heritage
A system of transporting troops, supplies, etc. by aircraft, as when ground routes are blocked.
Webster's New World
A flight transporting troops, civilian passengers, or supplies under such conditions.
American Heritage

The transportation of troops, civilians or supplies by air, especially in an emergency.

Wiktionary

Such a flight.

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verb
airlifted, airlifts
To transport in an airlift.
American Heritage
To transport by airlift.
Webster's New World
To transport troops, civilian passengers, or supplies in an airlift.
American Heritage
To transport (troops etc) in an airlift.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:

Other Word Forms of Airlift

Noun

Singular:
airlift
Plural:
airlifts

Origin of Airlift

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