Pronunciation: (âr'bôrn", -bōrn"), [key]
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.
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