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barrage balloon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons, Air
barrage balloonˈbarrage balˌloon / $ .ˈ..ˌ./ noun [countable]  PMWTTAa large bag that floats in the air to prevent enemy planes from flying near the ground
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barrage balloonCider and Guinness had given him a barrage balloon for a stomach.Through his window, Carrington could see a silver barrage balloon, rising slowly on its cable into the clear blue sky.The winch man was running out the cable, allowing the barrage balloon to rise.
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