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Definition of airborne

What does airborne mean?

adjective satellite

  1. moved or conveyed by or through air

Alternative definition

adjective

  1. In or carried by the air.
  2. In flight.

noun

  1. Military infantry intended to be transported by air and delivered to the battlefield by parachute or helicopter.

Phrases with airborne

  1. airborne patrol
  2. airborne transmission

Films

  1. "Airborne" is a 2011 horror thriller film written by Paul Chronnell and directed by Dominic Burns.
  2. "Airborne" is a 1993 American comedy-drama film starring Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Jacob Vargas and a then-unknown Jack Black.
  3. "Airborne" is a 1962 American film directed by James Landis and starring Bobby Diamond. As of 2009 it is in the Public Domain and can be streamed on Youtube or downloaded via the Internet Archive. The film tells the story of a young man and his journey to become a US paratrooper. It was made with the co-operation of the US Army and was filmed entirely on location in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the training ground of the US Airborne division.
  4. "Airborne" is a 1998 action film written by Julian Grant, Tony Johnston, Richard Klagsbrun and directed by Julian Grant.
  5. "Airborne" is a film, directed by Csaba Borbely.

Writings

"Airborne" is a book written by Tom Clancy that explores the inner workings of the 82nd Airborne Division and the U.S. airborne forces.

Characters

  1. Airborne is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He is the G.I. Joe Team's helicopter assault trooper and debuted in 1983.
  2. Airborne is a fictional character from the 1986 film Quicksilver.

Music

  1. "Airborne" is an album by former Eagles guitarist Don Felder. To date it remains his only solo album. It features late Carlos Vega, Joe Vitale, Russ Kunkel, Tris Imboden, Timothy B. Schmit (who is also in the Eagles), Jeff Lorber, Paulinho Da Costa, Joe Lala, Kenny Loggins, Dave Mason and Albhy Galuten.
  2. "Airborne" is the sixth studio album by Curved Air and was recorded in 1976. Like their last few releases, it was not a significant commercial success. After a follow-up non-album single, "Baby Please Don't Go" b/w "Broken Lady", the group disbanded. Drummer Stewart Copeland went on to form The Police, while violinist Darryl Way and lead singer Sonja Kristina both pursued solo careers. Bassist Reeves and guitarist Jacques both later became members of the semi-pro band Big Chief.
  3. "Airborne" is an album by the country rock group The Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1976.
    • released in (37 years ago)

Groups

  1. Airborne is an American contemporary jazz / smooth jazz / world fusion band, formed in the late 1980s. Airborne the proclaimed “Musical Peacemakers” of Contemporary Jazz sends out an Inspirational Message of Hope to the World. They are a multi-cultural jazz band from New Haven, Connecticut who has received worldwide airplay and international acclaim. Airborne has a trademark jazz sound of Island Passion and Urban Emotion. Airborne has set up a Non-Profit Cause called, Musicians –Humanitarians – Peacemakers to help in the fight against Hunger and to establish Global Unity.
    • genres: Jazz, Smooth jazz
    • albums: "Heavy Vibes", "Lifetones", "Take Off", "Turbulence", "Across the Sky", "Winds of Change", "New Horizons"
    • official website: www.airbornejazz.com
  2. Airborne is a musical group.
    • albums: "The Other Side", "Walk on Water", "New Horizons"

There are other groups with airborne in their name, like The Airborne Toxic Event.

Animal

Airborne was an Irish-bred British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. After showing little worthwhile form as a two-year-old, Airborne improved to become one of the leading three-year-olds in Britain in 1946. He won five successive races including two Classics: the Derby at Epsom and the St Leger at Doncaster. He was the most recent of four greys to have won the Epsom Classic. Airborne went on to have a stud career of limited success.

Miscellanea

Airborne is a dietary supplement containing herbal extracts, amino acids, antioxidants, electrolytes, synthetic vitamins, and other ingredients. It was created by Victoria Knight-McDowell in the early 1990s. It is offered for sale over-the-counter in many U.S. retail stores in three different forms: tablet, chewable lozenge, or powder. It is marketed as a dietary supplement supporting the immune system, though the benefit to users remains unestablished. The former owners were fined by the Federal Trade Commission for deceptive advertising and were the subject of successful class action lawsuits.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for airborne

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Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod

Pritchard, participated in Italian operations, then, through 1945, as part of the 1st Airborne Task Force, fought in southern France and Greece. The British 6th Airborne Division, under Maj. Gen. Richard Gale, joined the U.S. 82nd (Maj.

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

Airborne Army 68 SoLoMoNs-NEW GUINEA CAMl"AlGN—coming ashore in landing craft. Because the “para-Marines,” as they were sometimes called, were not making parachute drops, on Dec. 30, 1943, the commandant ordered the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Technical Education-16. MINING ENGINEERING.

Airborne. Magnetic. and. Electromagnetic. Methods. Introduction It was mentioned in Chapter 8 that radioactive measurements can be carried out from the air. The same is true of magnetic and electromagnetic measurements. The physical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Airborne. Infectious. Microorganisms. L D Stetzenbach, University of Nevada, Las Vegas NV, USA Characteristics of selected infectious microorganisms transmitted via the airborne route. Vaccine Development: The Development of Avian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by Matt Statler, K. Bradley Penuel, Ryan Hagen

indirect, and droplet trans— mission, whereas vehicle transmission includes airborne, waterborne, and food-borne transmission. Vector transmission involves mechanical and biological transmission. Infectious disease is directly transmitted  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers (2011)

by Vijay P. Singh, Umesh K. Haritashya

Airborne. and. spaceborne. measurements. of. changes. in. Alaskan. glaciers. Numerous airborne and spaceborne geophysical missions have provided insight into elevation and volume change of many glacier-covered regions and individual ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Military defines an airborne operation as one “involving movement and delivery of combat forces by air.” In current usage, the term “airborne” refers to those troops who are parachute qualified.

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

airborne Supported only by aerodynamic forces; aloft or flying. airborne grocer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1978)

Volume 10 - Linear and Matrix Algebra to Microorganisms: Computer-Assisted Identification by Jack Belzer, Albert G. Holzman, Allen Kent

Airborne— computer mass memory Airborne data input "cassette" Digital data recorders— spaceborne, sonabuoy Spaceborne computer mass memory Instrumentation recorders— airborne, missile, test sled Shipboard/submarine computer ...

Google previewThe Iraq War Encyclopedia (2013)

by Thomas R. Mockaitis

marines from the southeast, and the 101st Airborne Division was preparing to move in from the north. Baghdad was in effect under a loose blockade, with civilians allowed to depart. On that day also, the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade, ...

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Easy English - ESL - "Airborne, Dovetail, Porous etc." - Lesson 138

Duration 03:11

ESL lesson for beginners. SCRIPT The helicopter is airborne. The airplane is airborne. The two pieces of wood dovetail. The two pieces of metal dovetail. A l...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1B3O1R1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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