hot-air balloon meaning, hot-air balloon definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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hot-air balloon

  
     ( hot-air balloons    plural  ) A hot-air balloon is a large balloon with a basket underneath in which people can travel. The balloon is filled with hot air in order to make it float in the air.      n-count  
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n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
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exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
n.
poisonous gas that pollutes the air in coal mines
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"

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