Definition of airborne adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    airborne

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈeəbɔːn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈerbɔːrn//
     
    Plane travel
     
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  1. 1[not before noun] (of a plane or passengers) in the air Do not leave your seat until the plane is airborne. See related entries: Plane travel
  2. 2[only before noun] carried through the air airborne seeds/viruses compare waterborne
  3. 3[only before noun] (of soldiers) trained to jump out of aircraft onto enemy land in order to fight an airborne division
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: airborne

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