Translation: from english

spherical balloon

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  • Balloon — Bal*loon , n. [F. ballon, aug. of balle ball: cf. It. ballone. See 1st {Ball}, n., and cf. {Pallone}.] 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balloon frame — Balloon Bal*loon , n. [F. ballon, aug. of balle ball: cf. It. ballone. See 1st {Ball}, n., and cf. {Pallone}.] 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balloon net — Balloon Bal*loon , n. [F. ballon, aug. of balle ball: cf. It. ballone. See 1st {Ball}, n., and cf. {Pallone}.] 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balloon — ► NOUN 1) a small rubber bag which is inflated and used as a toy or a decoration. 2) a large bag filled with hot air or gas to make it rise in the air, with a basket for passengers hanging from it. 3) a rounded outline in which the words or… …   English terms dictionary

  • balloon flight — ▪ aviation Introduction  passage through the air of a balloon that contains a buoyant gas, such as helium or heated air, for which reason it is also known as lighter than air free flight. Unmanned balloons have been used to carry meteorological… …   Universalium

  • balloon — /bəˈlun / (say buh loohn) noun 1. a usually spherical bag made of some material impermeable to gas and filled with some gas lighter than air, designed to rise and float in the atmosphere, and in the large forms having a car or compartment… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Balloon satellite — This article should be restructured. See for more details. A balloon satellite ( satelloon ) is a satellite that is inflated with gas after it has been put into orbit.List of Balloon Satellitesabbreviations:* pcr = passive communications… …   Wikipedia

  • balloon — 1. An inflatable spherical or ovoid device used to retain tubes or catheters in, or provide support to, various body structures. 2. A distensible device used to stretch or occlude a viscus or blood vessel. 3. To distend a body cavi …   Medical dictionary

  • balloon — noun 1》 a small rubber sac which is inflated and used as a child s toy or a decoration. 2》 a large bag filled with hot air or gas to make it rise in the air, typically having a basket for passengers. 3》 a rounded outline in which the words or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Air balloon — Balloon Bal*loon , n. [F. ballon, aug. of balle ball: cf. It. ballone. See 1st {Ball}, n., and cf. {Pallone}.] 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Observation balloon — An observation balloon being launched from the USS Arizona. This balloon has a two man crew that performed artillery spotting in support of the battleship s main guns …   Wikipedia


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