Definition of Balloons

1. Noun. (plural of balloon) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of balloon) Enlarges, gets bigger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balloons

1. balloon [v] - See also: balloon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Balloons

ballooners
balloonfish
balloonfishes
ballooning
ballooning degeneration
ballooning mode
ballooning spider
balloonings
balloonist
balloonists
balloonless
balloonlike
balloonneer
balloonneers
balloonry
balloons (current term)
balloonseptostomy
balloony
ballot
ballot box
ballot boxes
ballot paper
ballot papers
ballotade
ballotades
ballotation
ballotations
ballotechnic
ballotechnics
balloted

Literary usage of Balloons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Four balloons were constructed for the armies of the north, of the Sambre ... An attempt was made to revive the use of balloons in the African campaign of ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1835)
"583 of your last number is a paper from Mr. Clark, on balloons, and the date of their invention, in which he says, “While pursuing my antiquarian researches ..."

3. The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by by James Brown Scott (1918)
"1907 DECLARATION (XIV) prohibiting the discharge of projectiles and explosives from balloons.— Signed at The Hague, October 18, 1907.1 The undersigned, ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Fifty ascents were made in free balloons, and twenty-five in captive balloons, with the primary object of revising and extending the results obtained by ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1908)
"THE LAUNCHING OF PROJECTILES FROM balloons In the marked development which has recently taken place in aerial navigation, attention has not infrequently ..."

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