Meaning of AIRBORNE in English

AIRBORNE

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˌbȯrn ]

adjective

Date: 1641

1. : done or being in the air : being off the ground: as

a. : carried through the air (as by an aircraft)

b. : supported especially by aerodynamic forces or propelled through the air by force

c. : transported or carried by the air

airborne allergens

2. : trained for deployment by air and especially by parachute

airborne troops

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.