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synonyms for pilot balloon

  • ballon d'essai
  • barometer
  • feeler
  • fishing question
  • test of public reaction
  • toe in the water
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How to use pilot balloon in a sentence

For, at that moment Squinty stood up on his hind legs, as the boy had taught him, and walked over toward the big balloon basket.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Squinty cuddled down in the basket of the balloon, between two bags full of something, and shivered.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
There were a great many of them in the balloon, and Squinty thought they must have something good in them.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The tall, lean youngster wore a junior pilot's bands on the sleeves of his blue uniform.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The Dimbula picked up her pilot and came in covered with salt and red rust.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
These men seem to have later joined the pilot, as he had 14 men when he encountered La Saussaye.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Since the examination of this harbour, a penal settlement has been formed, and a pilot appointed to conduct vessels in and out.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Mandy Ann had put on her best frock, a white one, stiff with starch, and standing out like a small balloon.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
There was nothing left before him now but San Francisco or a balloon; heaven being out of the question.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
His only regret seemed to be that he, too, could not have a dirigible balloon and a countess—on ten francs a week!
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PILOT BALLOON

  • ballon d'essai
  • barometer
  • feeler
  • fishing question
  • pilot balloon
  • test of public reaction
  • toe in the water
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.