balloon balloon  /bə ˈlun/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  2. (n) small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
  3. (v) ride in a hot-air balloon
  4. (v) become inflated

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Usage(s):

  1. If you weigh 150 pounds and desire to have fun, you should strap to your back a balloon lifting 100 pounds.
  2. A dream of freedom was not just hot air As searchlights swept menacingly over the heavily guarded border between East and West Germany, a raggedy patchwork balloon,.
  3. On March 1 the chemistry class of Verdun High School, near Montreal, released a hydrogen-filled 5 balloon with which they had been experimenting.

News

  1. Hot air balloon gets tangled in power lines in Hampstead

    A hot air balloon with someone inside got tangled in power lines in Hampstead Friday morning.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  2. Mind-Blowing Balloon Rides

    A hot air balloon ride is an exhilarating experience. As you float thousands of feet above the Earth’s surface, you can see entire landscapes. Although it’s hard to go wrong with a hot-air balloon ride (just about anywhere looks spectacular from the sky), there are a few places that rank above the others. Read on for eight destinations that provide epic views from a hot air balloon.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Virgin Balloon Flights Launches Love Our Landscape Campaign

    The UK’s leading balloon rides provider Virgin Balloon Flights is encouraging Brits to explore their countryside more and to help protect its future with a new campaign. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10848653.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "Their balloon still isn't busted," Paterno said. "If we win the next two we'll have an opportunity to go to a big bowl."
    on Nov 8, 2008 By: Joe Paterno Source: USA Today

  2. "I couldn't believe it," said Glenn Vonderahe, a witness. "I saw the balloon and the next thing I knew, there was a lot of fire and smoke. There was total fire under the balloon."
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Glenn Source: FOXNews

  3. "We manufactured those runs," Colorado manager Jim Tracy said. "That's a serious pin in the balloon if you're the team trailing. Now we're bringing in our closer with a three-run cushion."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jim Tracy Source: ESPN

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