Meaning of airborne

air•borne

Pronunciation: (âr'bôrn", -bōrn"), [key]
— adj.
  1. carried by the air, as pollen or dust.
  2. in flight; aloft: The plane was airborne by six o'clock.
  3. (of ground forces) carried in airplanes or gliders: airborne infantry.
  4. (of an aircraft) supported entirely by the atmosphere; flying.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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