balloon

  1. small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
  2. large tough non-rigid bag filled with gas or hot air

Balloon

A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, or air. Modern day balloons are made from materials such as rubber, latex, polychloroprene, or a nylon fabric, and can come in many colors. Some early balloons were made of dried animal bladders, such as the pig bladder. Some balloons are ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balloon

Balloon

- A loan that has a series of monthly payments with the remaining balance due in a large lump sum payment at the end.
Found on http://www.homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm

Balloon

(more commonly 'ballooning', also 'upshooter, upshooting') excessive climbing or lifting of a shot b
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Golf/

balloon

[n] - small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck 2. [n] - large tough non-rigid bag filled with gas or hot air 3. [v] - ride in a hot air balloon 4. [v] - become inflated
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=balloon

Balloon

• (v. t.) To take up in, or as if in, a balloon. • (n.) 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; especially, one with a car attached for aerial navigation. • (n.) A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distille...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/balloon/

balloon

noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Balloon

[aeronautics] 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 tethered to a fixed point. It is distinct from an airship, which is a powered aerostat that can propel itself through the air in a controlled manner. ==Principles== A balloon is...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balloon_(aeronautics)

Balloon

[game] Balloon, balloon-ball or wind-ball was a game similar to the modern game of volleyball in which a leather ball would be batted by the fist or forearm to prevent it from touching the ground. The game was played in ancient Rome where it was known as follis — the Latin word for a leather bag. Such a ball made of leather was quite heav...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balloon_(game)

Balloon

[typeface] Balloon is a brush script commonly used for signage or display purposes. It was designed in 1939 by Max R. Kaufmann, for American Type Founders, in response to Howard Allen Trafton`s Cartoon, cut for Bauer Type Foundry in 1936. It had no lowercase letters and was cast in Light, Bold, and Extra Bold. The two lighter weights were i...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balloon_(typeface)

balloon

Click images to enlargeLighter-than-air craft that consists of a gasbag filled with gas lighter than the surrounding air and an attached basket, or gondola, for carrying passengers and/or instruments. In 1783, the first successful human ascent was in Paris, in a hot-air balloon designed by the Montgolfier ...
Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0003076.html

Balloon

Naval 'When the balloon goes up' A common slang expression - of Naval origin - to refer to the beginning of a significant upheavel or event. It is a relic of the 1914-18 War, when the first visible sign of an operation was the sending up of observation balloons from HM ships fitted with them.
Found on http://www.britishempire.co.uk/glossary/b.htm

Balloon

Bal·loon' intransitive verb 1. To go up or voyage in a balloon. 2. To expand, or puff out, like a balloon.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/9

Balloon

Bal·loon' noun [ French ballon , aug. of balle ball: confer Italian ballone . See 1st Ball , noun , and confer Pallone .] 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and fl...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/9

Balloon

Bal·loon' transitive verb To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/9

balloon

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; especially, one with a car attached for aerial navigation. ... 2. A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc, as at St. Paul's, in London. ... 3. <chemistry> A round vessel, usually with a short neck, ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

Balloon

A balloon is a bag filled with gas.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AB.HTM

Balloon

A circle or bubble enclosing copy in an illustration. Used in cartoons.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829

Balloon

A large section of looped track usually at the end of a spur or branch which allows trains to turn around for the return trip.
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary256.php

Balloon

A lighter than air craft. The Montgolfier brothers made the first flight in a hot air balloon in 1783.Historical Notes19 September 1783 Pilatre De Rozier launches the first hot air balloon with a sheep, a duck and a rooster as passengers.21 November 1783 The Montgolfier brothers make the first flight in a hot air balloon.1785 The first balloon cros...
Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/b/a/balloon/source.html

Balloon

A loan that has a series of monthly payments with the remaining balance due in a large lump sum paym
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Business/Construction/

Balloon

An aerostat which consists of an envelope containing a gas which is lighter than air and which is not equipped for mechanical propulsion. Types of balloons are: Barrage Balloons, Captive Balloons, Free Balloons and Kite Balloons.
Found on http://www.aeroplanemonthly.com/glossary/

balloon

An unpowered lighter-than-air craft.
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary370.php

Balloon

Balloon is slang for safe sex.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZB.HTM

balloon

balloon, lighter-than-air craft without a propulsion system, lifted by inflation of one or more containers with a gas lighter than air or with heated air. During flight, altitude may be gained by discarding ballast (e.g., bags of sand) and may be lost by releasing some of the lifting gas from its co...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0805936.html
No exact match found