Definition of weather balloon in English:

weather balloon

Line breaks: wea¦ther bal|loon


  • A balloon equipped with meteorological apparatus which is sent into the atmosphere to provide information about the weather.
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    • The launch team had noted what NASA describes as ‘marginal’ wind conditions during the countdown, and wanted to double-check the data against information from a final weather balloon.
    • On arriving there Peter and Chris got out of the vans and sent up a weather balloon to watch the wind direction.
    • The Port Elizabeth weather office said there wasn't a weather balloon in that area and no calls reporting UFOs had been received.

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