inflate

[ in-fleyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inflate

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To belly a sail is to inflate or fill it with the wind, so as to give a taut leech.

"Launch and inflate another target-globe," he ordered drily.

Joe took a little longer than usual to inflate his lungs this time.

Why inflate what is unimportant, and waste description on silly things?

Only their bubbs were intact, but there was nothing with which to inflate them.

You may inflate or contract at will, and its all the same to the telescope.

How much will the hydrogen which is used to inflate that bag weigh?

Like the globe-fish, they can erect their spines and inflate their bodies.

It has a hood over its nose, which it can inflate enormously.

From the front of the neck hangs a considerable pouch, which the bird can inflate at will.

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