Meaning of BALLOON in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ bəlu:n ]
( balloons, ballooning, ballooned)
A balloon is a small, thin, rubber bag that you blow air into so that it becomes larger and rounder or longer. Balloons are used as toys or decorations.
A balloon is a large, strong bag filled with gas or hot air, which can carry passengers in a container that hangs underneath it.
They are to attempt to be the first to circle the Earth non-stop by balloon.
N-COUNT : also by N
When something balloons , it increases rapidly in amount.
In London, the use of the Tube has ballooned...
The budget deficit has ballooned to $25 billion...
= soar, rocket
VERB : V , V to n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006