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Meaning of BALLOONING

Pronunciation:  bul'ooning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  flying in a balloon
  2. [adj]  increasing or growing quickly like a balloon; "ballooning prices caused a panic"
 

BALLOONING is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: increasing
 
 See Also: flight, flying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bal*loon"ing\, n.
1. The art or practice of managing balloons or voyaging in
   them.

2. (Stock Exchange) The process of temporarily raising the
   value of a stock, as by fictitious sales. [U.S.]

 
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