Meaning of AIRBORNE in English

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective

1. : supported wholly by aerodynamic and aerostatic forces

an airplane is airborne after attaining flying speed in takeoff

2. : transported or designed to be transported by air

airborne infantry

airborne bacteria

3. : employing forces (as paratroops) that are transported by air

an airborne attack

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