a broad leap with a battement to the front, side, or back.
a bag made of thin rubber or other light material, usually brightly colored, inflated with air or with some lighter-than-air gas and used as a children’s plaything or as a decoration. a bag made of a light material, as silk or plastic, filled with heated air or a gas lighter than air, designed to rise […]
- Balloon angioplasty
a method of opening a clogged or narrowed blood vessel in which a small balloon is introduced into the vessel by means of a catheter and then inflated at the site of blockage. balloon angioplasty n. A procedure in which a catheter equipped with a tiny balloon at the tip is inserted into an artery […]
- Balloon barrage
a series of moored balloons, usually strung together and hung with cables, for impeding a low-level attack by enemy aircraft.