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ˈɛərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrnair·borne

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airborneadjective

    moved or conveyed by or through air


  1. airborneadjective

    in flight; flying; -- said of an airplane.

  2. airborneadjective

    (Mil.) carried directly to the site of battle by aircraft; -- said of combat troops, as, an airborne division.


  1. airbornenoun

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

  2. airborneadjective

    In or carried by the air.

    Airborne pollen can aggravate allergies.

  3. airborneadjective

    In flight.

  4. Etymology: Attested since the 1640s;


  1. airborne

    Airborne refers to something that is transported or carried through the air. This could include things like particles, dust, gases, microbes, or even entire objects such as planes, birds or pollen. In a medical context, it can refer to diseases that are spread through tiny pathogens in the air.


  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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Airborne in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Airborne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Airborne in a Sentence

  1. Tad Gerlinger:

    I also spent 5 years on airborne status, serving as the surgeon for service members in some of our most elite military units, so I have seen firsthand the intensity of their training.

  2. David Heymann:

    The ones with most risk are airborne.

  3. Bernie Leighton:

    You can't really be too scared, but you realize that if the pilot ever went crazy enough to make a run for the South with you on board, the aircraft wouldn't be airborne for very long. That's only mildly disconcerting.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Myth : Covid is Airborne Truth : Covid is Media borne to fool public by trendiing it on twitter

  5. Charlie Bateson:

    Although the Ebola virus is not airborne at this time and can only be caught through coming in contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person, and is currently limited to destinations in West Africa, we have recently experienced a small number of clients deferring their holiday plans to the rest of the continent, we remain in constant contact with the FCO, WHO and with tourist boards and our supplier partners across the world.

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