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English noun: airlift

1. airlift (act) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)


Synonymslift


Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation


Instance hyponymBerlin airlift


English verb: airlift

1. airlift (contact) fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


SamplesFood is airlifted into Bosnia.


Synonymslift


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)fly









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