Saturday, March 28, 2009

Balloons


bal·loon (bə-lōōn’) Pronunciation Key
n.

1. A flexible bag designed to be inflated with hot air or with a gas, such as helium, that is lighter than the surrounding air, causing it to rise and float in the atmosphere.

2. Such a bag with sufficient capacity to lift and transport a suspended gondola or other load.

3. Such a bag shaped like a figure or object when inflated; an inflatable.

4. A usually round or oblong inflatable rubber bag used as a toy.

5. Medicine A sac that is inserted into a body cavity or tube and distended with air or gas for therapeutic purposes, such as angioplasty.

6. A rounded or irregularly shaped outline containing the words that a character in a cartoon is represented to be saying.

7. Maaaammmmaaaa….

v. bal·looned, bal·loon·ing, bal·loons

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