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Noun: balloon  bu'loon
  1. Large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  2. Small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
Verb: balloon  bu'loon
  1. Ride in a hot-air balloon
    "He tried to balloon around the earth but storms forced him to land in China"
  2. Become inflated
    "The sails ballooned";
    - inflate, billow

Derived forms: ballooned, ballooning, balloons

Type of: aviate, expand, fly, lighter-than-air craft, pilot, plaything, toy

Encyclopedia: Balloon, South Carolina