balloon

[ buh-loon ]SEE DEFINITION OF balloon

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BALLOON

We are always, metaphorically, going up or coming down in a balloon.

The first balloon ascent was made from this little town in 1783.

Our journey must now be compared to the descent from cloud-land in a balloon.

We was used to the balloon now and not afraid any more, and didn't want to be anywheres else.

Well, up in a balloon there ain't any of that, and it's the darlingest place there is.

Who is going to say whether an applicant is competent to pilot a balloon or airship?

This balloon is a good enough reason it could happen, I should reckon.

Our balloon plunged into a milky vapour quite warm from the sun.

The balloon was then to the right of the station, and far from the amiable station-master.

I saw only the lower end of our balloon, which was overhanging its base, all loose and baggy.

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