Definition of Balloon. Meaning of Balloon. Synonyms of Balloon

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Definition of Balloon

Balloon
Balloon Bal*loon", v. t. To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.
Balloon
Balloon Bal*loon", v. i. 1. To go up or voyage in a balloon. 2. To expand, or puff out, like a balloon.

Meaning of Balloon from wikipedia

- A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, and air. For special tasks, balloons can...
- A hot-air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air. Suspended beneath is a gondola or...
- Girl with Balloon (also, Balloon Girl or Girl and Balloon) is a 2002-started London series of stencil murals by the graffiti artist Banksy, depicting...
- In the East German balloon escape in 1979, two families, with eight members in total, escaped the Eastern bloc country of East Germany by crossing the...
- A barrage balloon is a large uncrewed tethered kite balloon used to defend ground targets against aircraft attack, by raising aloft steel cables which...
- A balloon catheter is a type of "soft" catheter with an inflatable "balloon" at its tip which is used during a catheterization procedure to enlarge a...
- A gas balloon is a balloon that rises and floats in the air because it is filled with a gas lighter than air (such as helium or hydrogen). When not in...
- The "Balloon Boy" hoax occurred on October 15, 2009, when a homemade helium-filled gas balloon shaped to resemble a silver flying saucer was released...
- High-altitude balloon Hot air balloon Observation balloon Research balloon Solar balloon Tethered balloon or moored balloon or captive balloon, a balloon that...
- In aeronautics, a balloon is an unpowered aerostat, which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy. A balloon may be free, moving with the wind, or...