Entry from British & World English dictionary
Having a bulbous, rounded shape, tapering at one end: millions of microscopic balloon-like sacs called alveoli
More example sentences
- In the photo A below, they are the two gigantic balloon-like structures protruding to the left.
- The balloon-like buds may open into semi-double flowers having ten petals instead of the regulation five.
- It was an old-fashioned thing, with a wide, awkward-looking seat and big, balloon-like tires.
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