airborne airborne  /ˈɛr ˌbɔrn/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) moved or conveyed by or through air

Usage(s):

  1. As Ridgway recalls it, his introduction to the airborne merry-go-round was brisk and informal.
  2. The war in Europe is still a bitter war, and there can be more airborne drops before it is over.

News

  1. Airborne laster reveals ancient city

    SYDNEY — Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temples complex. The discovery was announced late Monday in a peer-reviewed paper released early by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The laser scanning revealed a previously undocumented formal urban planned ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Airborne laser reveals hidden city in Cambodia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Airborne laser reveals city under Cambodian earth

    SYDNEY (AP) — Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Brad knows the deal between him and I," Edwards said. "The scary part was that his car went airborne, which was not at all what I expected. At the end of the day, we're out here to race, and people have to have respect for one another, and I...
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Carl Edwards Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "When elected representatives talk about the 'readiness' of the military, they must also talk about the health of our troops," said Bobby Muller, President of VFA. "We cannot consider our military 'ready' while we have 101st Airborne Soldiers...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Bobby Muller Source: StreetInsider.com (subscription)

  3. "We appreciate all the great help and support ...... for keeping us safe while we were airborne and bringing us home," Frick said within minutes of the orbiter rolling to a stop on the runway.
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Stephen Frick Source: Detroit Free Press

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