- The definition of airborne is carried through the air.
Pollen is an example of something that is airborne.
Particles of airborne pollen.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- carried by or through the air: airborne bacteria, airborne troops
- supported only by aerodynamic forces; aloft or flying
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- Carried by or through the air: airborne pollen.
- Transported in aircraft: airborne troops.
- In flight; flying: The plane is airborne.