captive balloon

captive balloon
привязной аэростат

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • captive balloon — captive balloon, a balloon secured and controlled by a rope or cable to the ground …   Useful english dictionary

  • captive balloon — /kæptɪv bəˈlun/ (say kaptiv buh loohn) noun a balloon held in a particular place by means of a rope or cable, as for military observation purposes …  

  • Captive helicopter — A captive helicopter is a helicopter which is tethered to the ground with a rope, as with a captive balloon. Captive helicopters can be used for the same purposes as captive balloons. A primary advantage of captive helicopters is that they can be …   Wikipedia

  • Balloon — A balloon is a flexible bag filled with a type of gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide or air. Early balloons were made of dried animal bladders. Modern balloons can be made from materials such as rubber, latex, polychloroprene or a nylon …   Wikipedia

  • captive — n. & adj. n. a person or animal that has been taken prisoner or confined. adj. 1 a taken prisoner. b kept in confinement or under restraint. 2 a unable to escape. b in a position of having to comply (captive audience; captive market). 3 of or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • balloon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. aerostat, blimp; free, sounding, kite, pilot, or dirigible balloon; fire balloon, montgolfier. See aviation. v. i. swell. See convexity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dirigible, aircraft, airship, weather… …   English dictionary for students

  • Captive plane — A captive plane is a model plane which does not fly free, but is held like a kite by a rope from the pilot . The rope is not only used for holding, but it also allows steering the plane.Captive planes can be powered by a combustion or by an… …   Wikipedia

  • balloon — Synonyms and related words: Graf Zeppelin, accrue, accumulate, advance, aeroplane, aerostat, air bubble, airlift, airplane, airship, appreciate, bag, ball, ballonet, be airborne, bead, belly, belly out, bilge, billow, bladder, bleb, blimp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Balloon carrier — A Balloon carrier, or Balloon tender was a ship equipped with a balloon (usually captive, and usually used for observations). During the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century these ships were build to have as broad …   Wikipedia

  • kite balloon — noun a barrage balloon with lobes at one end that keep it headed into the wind • Hypernyms: ↑barrage balloon * * * noun : an elongated captive balloon with lobes that keep it headed into the wind for increased life abbr. KB * * * kite balloon, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • observation balloon — observation balloon, a captive balloon used for purposes of observation …   Useful english dictionary

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