Meaning of airlift
Pronunciation: (âr'lift"), [key]
- a system for transporting persons or cargo by aircraft, esp. in an emergency.
- the persons or cargo so transported.
- the act or process of transporting such a load.
- a pump for raising liquids by the pressure of air forced into the pump chamber.
- to transport (persons or cargo) by airlift.
- of or pertaining to an airlift or airlifts: to increase the army's airlift capacity.
- airlift (Thesaurus)