airborne (not comparable)

  1. In or carried by the air.
    Airborne pollen can aggravate allergies.
  2. In flight.
    • 1984, Steve Harris, "Aces High", Iron Maiden, Powerslave.
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  3. Fitted to an aircraft.
    airborne radar
  4. Transported by air in an aircraft.
    airborne troops
Translations Translations
  • French: en vol
  • Italian: in volo
  • Portuguese: em voo, voante
  • Spanish: volando

airborne (plural airbornes)

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

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