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A balloon anchored singly or in a series over a military objective, formerly used to support nets that hindered the passage of low-flying enemy aircraft.
(Military) one of a number of tethered balloons with cables or net suspended from them, used to deter low-flying air attack
one of a series of anchored balloons from which cables or nets are suspended as a defense against air attacks.
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|Noun||1.||barrage balloon - an elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low|
kite balloon - a barrage balloon with lobes at one end that keep it headed into the wind