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Balloon synonyms
bə-lo͝on'
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To send out into space; cast:
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  1. To send out into space; cast:
  2. To get (ideas, feelings, one's presence, etc.) across to others effectively
  3. To throw forward; hurl:
  1. A self-propelled airship that can be steered
  2. An airship; esp., a zeppelin
A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift.
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  1. A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift.
  2. A machine or device, such as an airplane, helicopter, glider, or dirigible, capable of atmospheric flight.
  3. Any structure or machine designed to travel through the air, whether heavier or lighter than air; airplane, airship, balloon, helicopter, etc.
A self-propelled lighter-than-air craft with directional control surfaces.
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  1. A self-propelled lighter-than-air craft with directional control surfaces.
  2. (Informal) Any aircraft.
  3. A lighter-than-air aircraft that can be propelled forward through the air as well as steered.
A balloon that carries meteorological instruments aloft in order to measure, record and return data concerning atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity
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  1. A balloon that carries meteorological instruments aloft in order to measure, record and return data concerning atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity
  2. A balloon used to carry instruments aloft to gather meteorological data in the atmosphere. Weather balloons are tracked by radar, Global Positioning System, or theodolites. The balloon itself usually contains devices to measure temperature, pressure and humidity, although it can contain specialized devices to measure the ozone in the ozone layer. Filled with hydrogen or helium gas, weather balloons can reach 35 km (22 mi) in altitude before disintegrating due to the decreased pressure of the lower stratosphere.
A hot-air balloon.
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Any rigid airship: commonly used from 1900 to 1937
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  1. Any rigid airship: commonly used from 1900 to 1937
  2. A rigid airship having a long cylindrical body supported by internal gas cells.
Any of a number of anchored balloons with cables or nets attached for entangling low-flying attacking airplanes
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  1. Any of a number of anchored balloons with cables or nets attached for entangling low-flying attacking airplanes
  2. A balloon anchored singly or in a series over a military objective, formerly used to support nets that hindered the passage of low-flying enemy aircraft.
A nonrigid, buoyant airship.
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  1. A nonrigid, buoyant airship.
  2. A military middle class Englishman intolerant of others’ ideas.
  3. A pompous, smug, highly conservative person
A nonrigid container made of fabric, paper, plastic, leather, etc., typically with an opening at the top that can be closed as by folding the sides; sack or pouch
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  1. A nonrigid container made of fabric, paper, plastic, leather, etc., typically with an opening at the top that can be closed as by folding the sides; sack or pouch
  2. (Slang) An area of interest or skill:
  3. A handbag; a purse.
A single patty or link of this mixture
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  1. A single patty or link of this mixture
  2. Pork or other meat, chopped fine, highly seasoned, and either stuffed into membranous casings of varying size, as bologna or salami, or made into patties for cooking
  3. Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared animal intestine or other casing and cooked or cured.
(Slang) One given to empty or boastful talk.
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  1. (Slang) One given to empty or boastful talk.
  2. Metaphorically, a person who is overly garrulous or prone to making empty, unsupportable statements.
  3. An expansible bag for holding gas.
Abbreviation of Zephaniah.
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  1. Abbreviation of Zephaniah.
  2. Led Zeppelin, an English rock group most active in the 1970s and late 1960s.
  3. (US, dialectal) A certain type of submarine sandwich
To cause to swell up or inflate, as with liquid or gas.
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  1. To cause to swell up or inflate, as with liquid or gas.
  2. To make or become overly large
  3. To become swollen or inflated:
(Idiomatic) To become swollen
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To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
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  1. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
  2. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
  3. To speak or write at length or in detail:
To hang loosely:
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  1. To hang loosely:
  2. To pack items in a bag.
  3. To put into a bag:
To put a glossy finish on (cloth) by flattening the fibers with a beetle
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  1. To put a glossy finish on (cloth) by flattening the fibers with a beetle
  2. To move or run hastily; scurry; scuttle
  3. To project or jut; overhang
To swell out; curve out; bulge
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  1. To swell out; curve out; bulge
  2. To bulge or cause to bulge.
To cause to bulge.
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  1. To cause to bulge.
  2. To swell, protrude, or curve outward:
  3. To swell or bend outward; protrude or project
To cause to jut.
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  1. To cause to jut.
  2. To extend outward or upward beyond the limits of the main body; project:
  3. To stick out; project
To project or extend over:
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  1. To project or extend over:
  2. To hang over; project or jut out over something
  3. To hang or project over or beyond
To put in a pouch
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  1. To put in a pouch
  2. To swallow. Used of certain birds or fishes.
  3. To assume the form of a pouch or pouchlike cavity.
To push or thrust outward:
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  1. To push or thrust outward:
  2. To thrust or jut out; project
To bulge or swell out
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  1. To bulge or swell out
  2. (Rare) To cause to bulge outward.
  3. (Intransitive) To bulge outward, producing a rounded protuberance.
(Intransitive, idiomatic) To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings.
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings.
Find another word for balloon. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for balloon, like: project, dirigible, aircraft, airship, weather-balloon, nondirigible aerostat, montgolfier, free balloon, captive balloon, kite balloon and lighter-than-air craft.