HyperDic: airlift

English > 2 senses of the word airlift:
NOUNactairlift, lifttransportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
VERBcontactairlift, liftfly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
airlift > pronunciation
Soundseh'rlih.ft
Rhymesadrift ... uplift: 18 rhymes with ihft...
English > airlift: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningtransportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable).
Synonymlift
InstancesBerlin airliftairlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
Broadertransportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyanceThe act of moving something from one location to another
Spanishpuente aéreo, transporte aéreo
Catalantransport aeri
Verbsairliftfly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
English > airlift: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningfly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
Synonymlift
Broaderflytransport by aeroplane
Nounsairlifttransportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

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