Meaning of AIRBORNE in English

AIRBORNE

transcription, транскрипция: [ eə(r)bɔ:(r)n ]

1.

If an aircraft is airborne , it is in the air and flying.

The pilot did manage to get airborne.

ADJ : v-link ADJ

2.

Airborne troops use parachutes to get into enemy territory.

The allies landed thousands of airborne troops.

ADJ : ADJ n

3.

Airborne means in the air or carried in the air.

Many people are allergic to airborne pollutants such as pollen.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

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