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airborne

Pronunciation: /ˈerbɔːrn; ˈeəbɔːn/

Translation of airborne in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (carried by the air) [seeds/dust] transportado por el aire 1.2 (transported by air) [troops/units] aerotransportado
    Example sentences
    • These attach themselves to airborne pollutants such as exhaust fumes, giving them an electrical charge.
    • If there is a quantity of smoke or other airborne pollutant particles present, it is known as smog.
    • Concerning air quality, we continue to maintain a national network to gauge airborne pollution.
    1.3 (off the ground) the plane is now airborne el avión ha despegado I realized we were airborne me di cuenta de que volábamos

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