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Verb1.air-drop - drop (an object) from the airair-drop - drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter
unload, drop off, put down, set down, discharge, drop - leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
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Following the leaflet air-drop by the Tatmadaw in June, hundreds of workers abandoned the gold and amber mines and fled to Tanai town.
The revenue minister of Khyber Pakhtonkhwa, who is also PTI's south region president in the province, will air-drop Eid gifts among his constituents.
Daesh feared that the U.S.-Russian coordinated weapons air-drop operations would enable ground forces to hit its positions in the Raqqa and Hassakeh countryside and Deir al-Zor city, which, when coupled with airstrikes, would force it to change its defensive tactics.
Summary: If Al Assad blocks aid, the world should sidestep his authority and air-drop assistance in affected areas
According to PolyOne, its high impact Geon formulation increased durability of the M-100 water purification system to facilitate air-drop deliveries into remote areas in distress or recovering from natural disasters, meeting NSF potable water, UV and chemical resistance requirements.
Dr Ali M Al Dhaheri, CEO, said: "The civilian version of the UAV can carry up to 18 air-drop containers for search and rescue survival equipment.
The president also referred to the air-drop of 37,500 kits of food and medicine, and said: "This is an important part of our war, already under way, that is being conducted on many fronts.
World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday it is preparing to air-drop emergency food into violence-racked East Timor.
Erdoy-an had previously called the move to air-drop aid to the PYD "unacceptable," saying he had warned US President Barack Obama about the terrorist nature of the PYD; however, US officials have said the PYD is not considered a terrorist organization under US law.
There was no immediate con-firmation by Kurdish officials of the air-drop or what weapons it included.
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- The Philippine Navy announced on Friday it will send an aircraft to Ayungin Shoal in the disputed Spratlys before Christmas to air-drop gifts and donations pooled by volunteer groups for soldiers stationed on a shipwreck to guard territory claimed by the Philippines.