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Definition of the adjective Airborne

What does Airborne mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. moved or conveyed by or through air
    • example: Once we are airborne, you make unbuckle your seatbelts.
    • similar: mobile

Alternative definition of the adjective Airborne


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

Definition of the noun Airborne

What does Airborne mean as a name of something?


  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

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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 previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

airborne infantry. 2. Applied to materials being or designed to be transported by aircraft, as distinguished from weapons and equipment installed in and remaining a part of 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 previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

airborne — 1. In relation to personnel, troops especially trained to effect , following transport by air, an assault debarkation, either by parachuting or touchdown. 2. In relation to equipment, pieces of equipment that have been ...

Google previewD-Day Encyclopedia (2014)

Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion by Barrett Tillman

AIRBORNE OPERATIONS. In the fifteenth century Leonardo DaVincienvisioned airborne soldiers, and in the nineteenth century Napoleon Bonaparte pondered invading Britain with French troops in hot-air balloons. But not until the 1940s did ...

Google previewDictionary & Thesaurus of Environment, Health & Safety (1992)

by Us Dept Energy


Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

AEW Admiralty Experimental Works; Airborne Early Warning AEWB ...

Google previewPersian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History (2014)

by Spencer C. Tucker

Luck, who commanded the XVIII Airborne Corps. Supporting these combat forces was a vast theater structure, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

airborne contaminant, a material in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2004)

by Larry E Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorothy M Schulz, M. R. Haberfeld

The Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) is an international, professional organization of pilots, mechanics, aviation technicians, and aircraft and avionics manufacturers either directly employed by law enforcement agencies or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes] (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.

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Small photo of MORGANTOWN, WV - November 1: WVU running back Wendell Smallwood (4) goes airborne & loses the ball after being tackled on a rush in the Big 12 football game November 1, 2014 in Morgantown, WV.Small photo of Retro style picture of the biplanes with airborne infantry.Small photo of Open hand raised, Ebola Airborne sign painted, multi purpose concept - isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of GRAVE, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17: US soldier of the 82nd Airborne Division at the Operation Market Garden Memorial on Sep 17, 2014 Grave, Netherlands. Market Garden was a large Allied operation in 1944.Small photo of child going airborne with his scooterSmall photo of Tyumen, Russia - September 22, 2012: Avenue of airborne forces. Was founded 2009 august 2Small photo of A hot air balloon gets airborne over the beach at sunset More...

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I had seen the films out of World War II, the great 82nd Airborne, the 101st, and all of those of you in the greatest generation and the service that you had provided. (Hugh Shelton)
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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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