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barrage balloonnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​largeballoon, ​especially one of a ​group that is ​tied to the ​ground with ​metalropes in ​order to ​stopenemyaircraft that are ​flyinglow
(Definition of barrage balloon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “barrage balloon”
in Chinese (Simplified) (阻止敌机低飞的)阻塞气球…
in Chinese (Traditional) (阻止敵機低飛的)阻塞氣球…
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