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airlift meaning

Pronunciation:   "airlift" in a sentence
  • Noun: airlift  'ehr`lift
    1. Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
      - lift
    Verb: airlift  'ehr`lift
    1. Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
      "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
      - lift

    Derived forms: airlifts, airlifting, airlifted

    Type of: conveyance, fly, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

    Encyclopedia: Airlift

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  1. airlift tipped the balance of the sieges.
  2. our airlift was proceeding in stunning fashion.
  3. in the meantime we pressed on with the airlift.
  4. then, too, the soviet airlift was growing in magnitude.
  5. an airlift was organized immediately for the relief of the flood victims.

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