Meaning of sealift

sea•lift

Pronunciation: (sē'lift"), [key]
— n.
  1. a system for transporting persons or cargo by ship, esp. in an emergency.
  2. the act of transporting such persons or cargo.
—v.t.
  1. to transport (persons or cargo) by sealift.
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