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English definition of “airborne”

airborne

adjective uk   /ˈeə.bɔːn/ us    /ˈer.bɔːrn/
in the air, or carried by air or wind or by an aircraft: The airborne radioactive particles have covered a huge area of Russia. Airborne troops were dropped by parachute behind enemy lines. The old plane had great difficulty getting airborne (= rising into the air).
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