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blimp

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noun \ˈblimp\

Simple Definition of blimp

  • : a large aircraft without wings that floats because it is filled with gas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blimp

  1. 1 :  an airship that maintains its form by pressure from contained gas

  2. 2 capitalized :  colonel blimp

Origin of blimp

imitative; perhaps from the sound made by striking the gas bag with the thumb


First Known Use: 1916

Rhymes with blimp


BLIMP Defined for Kids

blimp

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noun \ˈblimp\

Definition of blimp for Students

  1. :  an airship filled with gas like a balloon




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