hot-air balloon


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hot-air balloon

n
(Aeronautics) a lighter-than-air craft in which air heated by a flame is trapped in a large fabric bag
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Noun1.hot-air balloon - balloon for travel through the air in a basket suspended below a large bag of heated airhot-air balloon - balloon for travel through the air in a basket suspended below a large bag of heated air
balloon - large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
Translations

hot-air balloon

[ˌhɒtˈɛəbəˈluːn] Nglobo m de aire caliente

hot-air balloon

[ˌhɒtˌɛəbəˈluːn] n (Aer) → mongolfiera
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They were only hot-air balloons, clumsily and hastily made, but they did the work.
Summary: Luxor [Egypt], Jan 5 (ANI): A hot-air balloon, carrying 20 tourists over Egypt's Luxor city, crashed on Friday morning, killing a South African tourist and injuring twelve more.
A hot-air balloon flies over the village of al-Qurna, situated over a necropolis of more than 500 pharaonic tombs at the feet of the Theban Mountains, in the city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt December 13, 2016 -- Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO -- 5 January 2018: One tourist killed and more than 12 injured in a hot air balloon crash in the Luxor governorate in Upper Egypt, local news outlets reported on Friday.
The accident occurred about three years after 19 people, mostly Asian and European tourists, were killed in a hot-air balloon crash in Luxor, Egypt.
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GOING UP: A hot-air balloon rises because the hot air inside is less dense than the cooler air outside.
A SCOT who survived a hot-air balloon accident in Luxor five years ago said yesterday's horror crash brought back memories.
com)-- A giant, seven-story tall RE/MAX hot-air balloon was on site at Suntree United Methodist Church today and gave dozens of tethered rides to the children and families with the Church.
A California hot-air balloon company is providing wheelchair users with a similar opportunity.
Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride.
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