Airlift

An airlift is the organized delivery of supplies or personnel primarily via aircraft. Airlifting consists of two distinct types, strategic and tactical airlifting. Typically, strategic airlifting involves moving material long distances (such as across or off the continent or theater), whereas a tactical airlift focuses on deploying resources and m...
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airlift

noun transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
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Airlift

[dredging device] Typically, the airlift is constructed from a 3 metre to 10 metre long, 10 cm diameter pipe. A controllable compressed air supply vents into the inside, lower end of the pipe (The input end always being the lower end). Compressed air is injected into the pipe in one to three second bursts with an interval long enough to let...
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Airlift

A wide tube is lowered to the excavation site. Into the lower end of the tube compressed air is pumped from the surface. The air bubbles up and creates a suction. This pulls up water, sand, and small objects. All of this can be sifted on deck. Photo at right by Mary Rose Trust. Detail photo.
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airlift

[n] - transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) 2. [v] - fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
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