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English definition of “airborne”

airborne

adjective     /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 ).Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft
(Definition of airborne adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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