In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1suministro por paracaídas masculine
transitive verbairdropped, airdropping
1(supplies/troops) lanzar desde un avión(supplies/troops) lanzar en paracaídas
- Forbidding terrain made conventional land supply impossible, requiring the United States to develop capabilities to airdrop supplies.
- The French were therefore airdropped into the valley to build a series of strong points, not all within supporting distance of each other, around the 0.62 mile airstrip upon which the fortress was to depend for supplies.
- These planes airdrop cargo to 45-foot-long ‘cigarette boats’ in the transit zone.
- It was a jeep that the British originally designed to be airdropped.
- He added that 8,500 food packets had been airdropped and 10,000 distributed.
- The unit had been stealthily airdropped at the Mediterranean beach, and had spent four hours making their way inland along the Tiber River to the city.
- Four persons lost their lives in flash floods in this district today even as the district administration took the help of the Army authorities to airdrop supplies to around 25 villages which have been submerged.
- You have a number of small infantry robots, which you airdrop on an area.
- The Agency, however, arranged to airdrop a planeload of medicines, tools, and clothing for the village.
- The California Department of Fish and Game stepped up stocking efforts in the 1950s, airdropping thousands of hatchery-raised fingerlings into even the most remote lakes.
- During the Korean war, for example, it made more than 100 hazardous overflights of mainland China, airdropping agents and supplies.
- Helicopters and transport aircraft have been used to airdrop food supplies to areas not easily reached by land.
- Millions of leaflets were airdropped along with tons of humanitarian rations.
- The U.S. Army Air Force would assist in this latter mission by airdropping his books over occupied France.
- The aircraft then flies over its customers, airdrops its supplies, and returns empty to the source takeoff site for another mission.
- The only food or water made available to the prisoners was airdropped three times a week, and there was never enough to go around.
- In the Indian state of Bihar, the government has announced that army helicopters have airdropped about 226 tonnes of food.
- As a result, India plans to airdrop food items in the capital under a contingency plan, the English-language Himalayan Times reported Sunday.
- One recipient was Jan De Vries, who was airdropped into Normandy before dawn on D-Day with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.
- The Army authorities also used a helicopter and airdropped around 8,000 food packets to marooned villagers.
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