Complete Definition of "airlift"

English

Etymology
From air + lift.

Pronunciation
RP:

  • IPA|/ËÉÉlɪft/

audio|en-us-airlift.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. The transportation of troops, civilians or supplies by air, especially in an emergency.
  2. Such a flight.
  3. archaeology A pipe that is used to suck up objects from the sea bed.

Translations
trans-top|the transportation of troops
Dutch: luchtbrug
Finnish: ilmasilta
trans-mid
French: pont aérien
Swedish: luftbro c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a flight
Dutch: luchtbrug
Finnish: ilmasilta
trans-mid
French: pont aérien
Swedish: luftbro c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a pipe
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To transport (troops etc) in an airlift.

Translations
trans-top|to transport in an airlift
Dutch: per luchtbrug vervoeren
trans-mid
trans-bottom

fr:airlift
hu:airlift
ru:airlift
vi:airlift

Revision and Credits for"airlift"
  • 2007-08-08 00:41 - AutoFormat - -{{top}} +{{trans-top|a flight}}, -{{top}} +{{trans-top|a pipe}}, -{{top}} +{{trans-top|the transportation of troops}}, -{{top}} +{{trans-top|to transport in an airlift}}

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