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“blimp” in British English

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blimpnoun [ C ]

uk /blɪmp/ us /blɪmp/ mainly US UK usually airship

a large aircraft without wings, consisting of a large bag filled with gas that is lighter than air and driven by engines. In the past passengers were carried in a structure hanging below.

(Definition of “blimp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“blimp” in American English

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blimpnoun [ C ]

us /blɪmp/

an aircraft without wings, consisting of a very large bag that is filled with gas and has a structure attached to the bottom in which people ride, which moves and turns under power provided by engines

(Definition of “blimp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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