Definition of Hot-air balloon

1. Noun. Balloon for travel through the air in a basket suspended below a large bag of heated air.

Generic synonyms: Balloon



Definition of Hot-air balloon

1. Noun. A balloon-shaped aircraft whose bag is inflated with hot air; it carries passengers and crew in a gondola slung underneath. ¹

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Literary usage of Hot-air balloon

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1. The Aerospace Year Book (1919)
"Bartholomeo-Lourenco de Gusmao causes what is probably a hot-air balloon or ... Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier used a hot-air balloon to lift a load. ..."

2. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"... the principle of the inflammable-air balloon was fully understood on the basis of weight, Cavendish's interest was directed to the hot-air balloon. ..."

3. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1879)
"Mr. Simmons remarked that the hot-air balloon seemed to ... The hot-air balloon during inflation will give off sufficient heat from its surface to keep the ..."

4. The Romance of Aeronautics: An Interesting Account of the Growth by Charles Cyril Turner (1912)
"The advantage of the hot- air balloon was its small cost and its independence of ... On the other hand, a hot-air balloon must be made much larger than a ..."

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