Ballooning

• (n.) The process of temporarily raising the value of a stock, as by fictitious sales. • (n.) The art or practice of managing balloons or voyaging in them.
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ballooning

(from the article `gypsy moth`) ...stage. Small larvae spin silk from glands in their mouthparts and hang from branches high up in trees. If the silk lines are long enough, the wind ... Small spiders and the young of many larger species secrete long silk strands that catch the wind and can carry the spiders great distances. This ... ...
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ballooning

noun flying in a balloon
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Ballooning

[spider] Ballooning, sometimes called kiting, is a behaviour in which spiders and some other invertebrates use air-borne dispersal to move between locations. A spider (usually limited to individuals of a small species), or spiderling after hatching, will climb as high as it can, stand on raised legs with its abdomen pointed upwards (`tiptoe...
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Ballooning

Bal·loon'ing noun 1. The art or practice of managing balloons or voyaging in them. 2. (Stock Exchange) The process of temporarily raising the value of a stock, as by fictitious sales. [ U.S.]
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Ballooning

Aeronautical dispersal by means of air currents acting on strands of silk.
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Ballooning

Aeronautical dispersal by means of air currents acting on strands of silk.
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Ballooning

Ballooning is a form of un-powered flight dependant on the inflation of a usually spherical fabric container with a gas that is lighter than air, such as heated air. The container (balloon) rises, carrying the pilot and passengers in a basket beneath it. Descent is effected by the controlled release of the gas, through a valve in the top of the con...
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Ballooning

Flying through the air on silken lines spun by spiders.
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ballooning

the process in which the wind catches silk threads the spiderlings have spun and floats the spiderlings away over a large territory
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ballooning

unpowered balloon flight in competition or for recreation, a sport that became popular in the 1960s. The balloons used are of plastic, nylon, or ... [6 related articles]
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ballooning

[adj] - increasing or growing quickly like a balloon 2. [n] - flying in a balloon
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