Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

sounding balloon

noun, Meteorology.
1.
a balloon carrying instruments aloft to make atmospheric measurements, especially a radiosonde balloon.
Also called weather balloon.
Origin of sounding balloon
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for sounding balloon

Word Value for sounding

10
14
Scrabble Words With Friends