lighter-than-air lighter-than-air

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to a balloon or other aircraft that flies because it weighs less than the air it displaces

Usage(s):

  1. Against this defeatism a small devoted band of lighter-than-air enthusiasts has railed with indefatigable zeal.
  2. Unlike dirigibles and other lighter-than-air ships, the Aerocrane gets only 40% of its lifting capacity from its helium-filled sphere.
  3. Al has the same effortlessness, the same grace, the same wit, and that lighter-than-air quality.

News

  • World Surveillance Group Engages Dian Griesel Inc.

    World Surveillance Group Inc. , a developer of lighter-than-air aerostats and unmanned aerial systems , has hired Dian Griesel Inc. to serve as its corporate communications agency. DGI will work toward ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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