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Definition of Balloon

Balloon

  1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float in the atmosphere; especially, one with a car attached for aerial navigation.
  2. A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc., as at St. Paul's, in London.
  3. A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distilled; a glass vessel of a spherical form.
  4. A bomb or shell.
  5. A game played with a large inflated ball.
  6. The outline inclosing words represented as coming from the mouth of a pictured figure.
  7. To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.
  8. To go up or voyage in a balloon.
  9. To expand, or puff out, like a balloon.

Balloon Quotations

God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
Henry Ward Beecher

Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something I can make with a balloon and my hair?
Dennis Miller

Another term for balloon is bad breath holder.
Demetri Martin

If I decide to make a coat red in the show, it's not just red, I think: is it communist red? Is it cherry cordial? Is it ruby red? Or is it apple red? Or the big red balloon red?
Lady Gaga

Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Walter Lippmann
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Balloon Translations

balloon in Danish is ballon
balloon in Dutch is ballon, luchtballon
balloon in German is Sprechblase, Ballon, Ballon {m}
balloon in Norwegian is ballong
balloon in Spanish is globo
balloon in Swedish is ballong

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