meaning of airborne

airborne meaning in General Dictionary

communicated by or through air as dirt or pollen as a clean room is necessary to avoid airborne pollutants

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  • moved or conveyed by or through environment

airborne meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, "transported through the atmosphere," from air (n.1) + borne. Of military units, from 1937.

Sentence Examples with the word airborne

The rough track he followed ceased to exist, as if the vehicle had become airborne in its terrible fall.

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