heavy drop


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heavy drop

[′hev·ē ¦dräp]
(ordnance)
An airdrop in which heavy articles, such as trucks or artillery pieces, are dropped by parachute.
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Heavy drop of the engineer equipment was planned for after the assault--once the DZ was established and secured, the ALZ surveyed, and the light equipment derig teams staged.
Gallaher, the cigarette company which last week beat a legal action from smokers, reported a heavy drop in profits amid falling sales and a switch to cheaper brands.
3%, but this masks a rise in the first half followed by a heavy drop in July-December.
Only a mind as warped as Osborne's could twist a welcome rise in the minimum wage into a heavy drop in income for strivers fighting to stay above the breadline.
Despite the heavy drop in EU exports, Germany nevertheless occupied the position of Turkey's main export partner last month, followed by the United Kingdom, Iraq and Italy.
It also approved purchase of p- 7 heavy drop platform parachutes as part of the military logistics.
That track provides a modern snapshot of today's cutting edge electrohouse sound with heavy drops that pound through sculpted complextro style synth arrangements.
As the sound of the last post rang through the air, heavy drops of rain began falling.
The London stock market's fall, on the back of a 176 point fall on Thursday, mirrored heavy drops overseas, particularly in New York, where the Dow Jones on Thursday suffered its third ever biggest fall, and Japan, where the Nikkei hit a 12-year low.
With values inflated 20 percent since the beginning of the year, we are likely to surpass the drops of both 2009 and 2010, although we will not repeat the heavy drops of 2008.
The 238 Squadron is a logistic transport regiment and its role in support of the Army is to supply ammunition to the second and third line of the battle using heavy drops vehicles.
Providing an array of heavy drops and electric instrumentation, this project embodies the spirit of the powerful drug in the film.