Balloonist

  • 1 Balloonist — Bal*loon ist, n. An a[ e]ronaut. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 balloonist — [[t]bəlu͟ːnɪst[/t]] balloonists N COUNT A balloonist is a person who flies a hot air balloon …

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  • 3 balloonist — balloon ► NOUN 1) a small rubber bag which is inflated and used as a toy or a decoration. 2) a large bag filled with hot air or gas to make it rise in the air, with a basket for passengers hanging from it. 3) a rounded outline in which the words… …

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  • 4 balloonist — noun Date: 1784 a person who operates or rides in a balloon …

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  • 5 balloonist — /beuh looh nist/, n. a person who ascends in a balloon, esp. as a sport or hobby. [1775 85; BALLOON + IST] * * * …

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  • 6 balloonist — noun a person who flies in balloons, especially in hot air balloons , German: , , , , Volapük …

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  • 7 balloonist — bal|loon|ist [bəˈlu:nıst] n someone who flies a balloon …

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  • 8 balloonist — bal·loon·ist || bÉ™ luːnɪst n. pilot of an air balloon …

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  • 9 balloonist — n. Aeronaut, aerial navigator …

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  • 10 balloonist — bal·loon·ist …

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  • 11 balloonist — See: ballooning …

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  • 12 balloonist — bal•loon•ist [[t]bəˈlu nɪst[/t]] n. cvb spo one who ascends in a balloon • Etymology: 1775–85 …

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  • 13 balloonist — The pilot of a balloon. 8 Am J2d Avi § 33 …

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  • 14 balloonist — noun someone who flies a balloon • Derivationally related forms: ↑balloon • Hypernyms: ↑skilled worker, ↑trained worker, ↑skilled workman • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Montgolfier, ↑ …

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  • 15 Balloonist theory — was a theory in early neuroscience that attempted to explain muscle movement by asserting that muscles contract by inflating with air or fluid. The Greek physician Galen believed that muscles contracted due to a fluid flowing into them, and for… …

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  • 16 Charles Green (balloonist) — Portrait of Charles Green by Hilaire Ledru, 1835 Charles Green (31 January 1785 – 26 March 1870) was the United Kingdom s most famous balloonist of the 19th century.[1] He experimented with coal gas as a cheaper and more readily available… …

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  • 17 Julian Nott (balloonist) — Julian Nott is a British balloonist best known for his achievements in record setting exploits. Nott has 79 World ballooning Records and 96 British aviation records.He has also demonstrated the possibility that the Nazca Lines geoglyphs might… …

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  • 18 John Wise (balloonist) — John Wise (24 February 1808 – 28 September 1879?) was a pioneer in the field of ballooning. He made over 400 flights during his lifetime and was responsible for several innovations in balloon design.BiographyEarly careerJohn Wise was born on 24… …

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  • 19 Malcolm Ross (balloonist) — For other people named Malcolm Ross, see Malcolm Ross (disambiguation). Malcolm David Ross Malcolm Ross, 10,000 feet (3,000 m) above the Mississippi River in 1958 Born October 15, 1919 …

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  • 20 The Balloonist — is an award winning novel by the American writer MacDonald Harris. It was first published in 1976 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It was nominated for the 1977 National Book Award …

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