Definitions for airborneˈɛərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

air•borneˈɛərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn(adj.)

  1. carried by the air, as pollen or dust.

  2. in flight; aloft.

  3. (of military ground forces) carried in airplanes or gliders.

    Category: Military

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airborne(adj)

    moved or conveyed by or through air


  1. airborne(Noun)

    Military infantry intended to be transported by air and delivered to the battlefield by parachute or helicopter.

  2. airborne(Adjective)

    In or carried by the air.

    Airborne pollen can aggravate allergies.

  3. airborne(Adjective)

    In flight.

  4. Origin: Attested since the 1640s;


  1. Airborne

    Airborne is a 1993 American comedy-drama film centered around inline skating, starring Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Jacob Vargas and a then-unknown Jack Black.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. airborne

    1. In relation to personnel, troops especially trained to effect, following transport by air, an assault debarkation, either by parachuting or touchdown. 2. In

Translations for airborne

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in the air or flying

We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.

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