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.
References in classic literature ?
I love all who are like heavy drops falling one by one out of the dark cloud that lowereth over man: they herald the coming of the lightning, and succumb as heralds.
Then they waved their broad leaves stormily, and scattered the heavy drops on his dripping garments.
With sentiment also affected by a heavy drop for mobile phone giant Vodafone, the FTSE 100 Index closed 0.
I purchased a heavy drop cord that will pull my water pump and I don't keep it in a box in an outbuilding where it can't be found.
A heavy drop is defined as any large piece of equipment that can be rigged to a G-11B heavy-cargo parachute.
A message is received from our parent brigade, saying there will be a heavy drop in one hour, exactly where we are sitting.
Contract notice: Maritime Craft Aerial Delivery Systems (MCADS) and heavy drop equipment.
The film saw a heavy drop in its collections to less than ` 4 crore.
A strong dust storm hit Karbala, causing heavy drop in sight and causing citizens to rush back to their houses and close their shops," Ahmed Hussein told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.