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. Mil.(of ground forces) carried in airplanes or gliders: airborne infantry. 4. Aeron.(of an aircraft) supported entirely by the atmosphere; flying.