Airlift (noun)

  1. The transportation of troops, supplies, or equipment by aircraft.
  2. An operation to evacuate people by aircraft in an emergency.


Mid 20th century: from air + lift.


  1. The airlift of supplies to the troops was essential to their survival.
  2. The airlift of refugees from war-torn countries is a challenging task.
  3. The airlift of medical supplies to the disaster area was coordinated by the Red Cross.
  4. The airlift of wounded soldiers from the battlefield was a critical part of the war effort.
  5. The airlift of aid to the hurricane-ravaged region was a major effort by many countries.
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