Meaning of AIRBORNE in English

/air"bawrn', -bohrn'/ , adj.

1. carried by the air, as pollen or dust.

2. in flight; aloft: The plane was airborne by six o'clock.

3. Mil. (of ground forces) carried in airplanes or gliders: airborne infantry.

4. Aeron. (of an aircraft) supported entirely by the atmosphere; flying.

[ 1635-45; AIR 1 + BORNE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .