Airborne (adjective)

  1. Flying or capable of flying through the air.
  2. Transported or transmitted through the air, especially by natural processes.


Early 20th century: from air + borne, translating french aérien, from aéro- 'air' + -ien.


  1. The airborne robot was able to fly over the forest and take aerial photos.
  2. Airborne particles are a major contributor to air pollution.
  3. Airborne diseases are easily spread from person to person through the air.
  4. The airborne acrobat performed stunning aerial stunts in the circus.
  5. The airborne spread of pollen from flowers can cause allergies in some people.
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