Translation of airdrop in Spanish:

airdrop

suministro por paracaídas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛːdrɒp//ˈɛrˌdrɑp/

noun

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    suministro por paracaídas masculine

transitive verb

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    (supplies/troops) lanzar desde un avión
    (troops/supplies) lanzar en paracaídas
    • He added that 8,500 food packets had been airdropped and 10,000 distributed.
    • You have a number of small infantry robots, which you airdrop on an area.
    • 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.
    • During the Korean war, for example, it made more than 100 hazardous overflights of mainland China, airdropping agents and supplies.
    • Forbidding terrain made conventional land supply impossible, requiring the United States to develop capabilities to airdrop supplies.
    • The U.S. Army Air Force would assist in this latter mission by airdropping his books over occupied France.
    • The Army authorities also used a helicopter and airdropped around 8,000 food packets to marooned villagers.
    • 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.
    • One recipient was Jan De Vries, who was airdropped into Normandy before dawn on D-Day with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.
    • It was a jeep that the British originally designed to be airdropped.
    • The aircraft then flies over its customers, airdrops its supplies, and returns empty to the source takeoff site for another mission.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The only food or water made available to the prisoners was airdropped three times a week, and there was never enough to go around.
    • These planes airdrop cargo to 45-foot-long ‘cigarette boats’ in the transit zone.
    • In the Indian state of Bihar, the government has announced that army helicopters have airdropped about 226 tonnes of food.
    • The Agency, however, arranged to airdrop a planeload of medicines, tools, and clothing for the village.
    • Helicopters and transport aircraft have been used to airdrop food supplies to areas not easily reached by land.
    • As a result, India plans to airdrop food items in the capital under a contingency plan, the English-language Himalayan Times reported Sunday.
    • Millions of leaflets were airdropped along with tons of humanitarian rations.