Translation of airborne in Spanish:

airborne

transportado por el aire, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɛrˌbɔrn//ˈɛːbɔːn/

adjective

  • 1

    (carried by the air)
    (dust/seeds) transportado por el aire
    • They are huge birds, up to a metre tall and 16 kg in weight, making them the heaviest airborne birds in the world.
    • Experts said a contaminated vehicle may have spread the disease, but airborne transmission over such a distance is not unknown.
    • Some reckon uncontrolled crowds pose as much a danger to the monument as airborne pollution.
    • It is usually a very mild infection, transmitted as a moderately contagious airborne infection.
    • He was struck down with what is believed to be the airborne virus Norwalk on Tuesday tea-time, and his mother became ill a few hours later.
    • Visitors have been told not to bring fruit and flowers in case they transmit the airborne virus and strict visiting times are being enforced.
    • Environmental health chiefs are still waiting for test results but early indications are that it is the airborne virus Norwalk.
    • At the moment, therefore, the virus cannot be said to be airborne, which minimises the possibility of infection.
    • The airborne virus has considerable stability in aerosol form.
    • No microalgae have so far been found and the ministry is now also gathering air samples to see whether the problem is airborne.
    • This applies especially along the east coast, given the possibility of airborne spread from Britain.
    • These attach themselves to airborne pollutants such as exhaust fumes, giving them an electrical charge.
    • However, a nasty airborne variant of influenza would be something else.
    • An airborne hyper-powered version of influenza is far nastier, and we are not prepared for it.
    • Few people know that chicken pox is an airborne disease which can easily spread when an infected person sneezes or coughs.
    • This reduction is particularly true for airborne particles that can be measured by looking at levels of Black Smoke.
    • It is hoped such agreements will lead to lower levels of airborne traveling toxins.
    • Concerning air quality, we continue to maintain a national network to gauge airborne pollution.
    • If there is a quantity of smoke or other airborne pollutant particles present, it is known as smog.
    • Our major concerns are pollution of all descriptions, both airborne and noise.
  • 2

    (transported by air)
    (troops/units) aerotransportado
  • 3

    (off the ground)
    the plane is now airborne el avión ha despegado
    • I realized we were airborne me di cuenta de que volábamos