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barrage balloon
American English: /bəˈrɑ(d)ʒ bəˈlun/

Translation of barrage balloon in Spanish:


  • globo (masculine) cautivo
    globo (masculine) de barrera
    Example sentences
    • She said she made a blouse and a skating skirt for her daughter using material from a barrage balloon, which was shot down at her husband's airbase.
    • The exhibition, which also features a full-scale replica of a 1940s barrage balloon and a re-enactment of the wartime blackout, runs until January 8, 2006, and admission is free.
    • But when they approached the French shores, they first released a barrage balloon to discourage German dive-bombers, before rocket-carrying boats released scores of missiles.
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