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Definition of the adjective airborne

What does airborne mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more airborne / most airborne

  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.


  1. "Airborne" is a 1993 American comedy-drama film centered on inline skating, starring Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Jacob Vargas and a then-unknown Jack Black.
  2. "Airborne" is a 2012 horror film written by Paul Chronnell and directed by Dominic Burns who describes Airborne as a tongue-in-cheek film in the tradition of The Twilight Zone. A first trailer was released in 2011. It was reported in the media that it presents Mark Hamill's first appearance in a British film, however Hamill had acted previously in the 1982 British film Britannia Hospital. Airborne's introduction, before sporting a voice-over by Mark Hamill, refers in writing to a so-called Firelight Protocol.
  3. "Airborne" is a 1998 action film written by Julian Grant, Tony Johnston, Richard Klagsbrun and directed by Julian Grant.
  4. "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 82nd Airborne Division.
  5. "Airborne" is a film, directed by Csaba Borbely.


  1. "Airborne" is a book written by Tom Clancy that explores the inner workings of the 82nd Airborne Division and the U.S. airborne forces.
    • subjects: Military science, Infantry, Army, Military branch, Aviation, United States of America, History
  2. "Airborne" is a book by Tennessee Reed.
    • also known as "Airborne: poems (1990-1996)"


"Airborne" a.k.a. "Airborne!" is a video game.

  • developer: Silicon Beach Software
  • genre: Action game
  • publisher: Silicon Beach Software


  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 supervillain in the Marvel Comics.
  3. Airborne is a fictional character from the 1986 film Quicksilver.


  1. "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.
  2. "Airborne" is an album by former Eagles guitarist Don Felder. Until 2012 it remained his only solo album. It features Carlos Vega, Joe Vitale, Russ Kunkel, Tris Imboden, Timothy B. Schmit, Jeff Lorber, Paulinho Da Costa, Joe Lala, Kenny Loggins, Dave Mason and Albhy Galuten.
  3. "Airborne" is an album by the country rock group The Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1976.
  4. "Airborne" is a composition.
  5. "Airborne" is a musical album of Harmonious Wail.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  6. "Airborne" is a musical album of Coste Apetrea.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  7. "Airborne" is a musical EP of Possanova.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  8. "Airborne" is a musical album of Spoonbill.
  9. "Airborne" is a musical album of Rasmus Rasmussen.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  10. "Airborne" is a musical album of Raise Kain.


  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:
  2. Airborne is a musical group.
    • albums: "The Other Side", "Walk on Water"

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


Airborne is a record label.


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.

  • born in (72 years ago)


  1. Airborne is a dietary supplement containing herbal extracts, amino acids, antioxidants, electrolytes, synthetic vitamins, and other ingredients 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 actions. Airborne was created by schoolteacher Victoria Knight-McDowell in the early 1990s. It is offered for sale over-the-counter in many U.S. retail stores in multiple forms: effervescent tablet, gummy, chewable tablet, lozenge, tablet, or powder.
  2. Airborne is a TV Spot.

Phrases with Airborne

  1. airborne patrol
  2. airborne transmission

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airborne

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Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

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 previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

airborne command post: A suitably equipped aircraft used by a commander, coordinator, or director for the control of units engaged in an operation, such as a military, rescue, fire fighting, crop dusting, ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of the Persian Gulf War (2008)

by Richard Alan Schwartz

United States Army ¡8th Airborne Corps— The ¡8th Airborne Corps was responsible for the western flank of allied ground operations during Operation Desert Storm. Under the command of Lieutenant General Gary ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [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.

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

david westwood See also Airborne Forces, Axis; Aircraft, Transport; Anzio, ...

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Small photo of TAGANROG, RUSSIA - June 25, 17: A monument to the hero of the USSR to the commander of airborne troops Margelovu Vasily Filipovichu, the memorable plate is established on a house wall where he livedSmall photo of Destroyed command post of the secret military facility of the USSR's airborne radar system. Chernobyl nuclear power plant, ransacked military command post. Abandoned military base, military unitSmall photo of Destroyed command post of the secret military facility of the USSR's airborne radar system. Chernobyl nuclear power plant, ransacked military command post. Abandoned military base, military unitSmall photo of Destroyed command post of the secret military facility of the USSR's airborne radar system. Chernobyl nuclear power plant, ransacked military command post. Abandoned military base, military unitSmall photo of Big airborne fly burger or cheeseburger on a white backgroundSmall photo of ALREWAS, STAFFORDSHIRE, UK – JUNE 18, 2017: The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces National Memorial, located at the National Memorial Arboretum, near Litchfield.Small photo of Fort Bragg, NC / USA - April 1, 2016: Bullet holes pepper a bust of Adolf Hitler used for target practice by Soviet soldiers in Berlin at the end of WWII. At NC's 82nd Airborne Division Museum. 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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