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Origin of dirigible
OTHER WORDS FROM dirigibledir·i·gi·bil·i·ty, nounnon·dir·i·gi·bili·ty, nounnon·dir·i·gi·ble, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dirigible
The United States Naval Observatory even sent a radio receiver aloft on a dirigible to pick up a potential Martian message, with a cryptographer on hand in case translations were needed.
His only regret seemed to be that he, too, could not have a dirigible balloon and a countess—on ten francs a week!The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
For in the matter of mines the Boodah had all the advantages of a shore, and as to dirigible torpedoes more than all.The Lord of the Sea|M. P. Shiel
Efficient air gun as a weapon; improvements in army tents; improvements in dirigible balloons and aeroplanes for military uses.How to Succeed as an Inventor|Goodwin B. Smith
Dirigible balloons are divided into three classes: the rigid, the semi-rigid, and the non-rigid.
The aeroplane, more than the dirigible and balloon, stands as the emblem of the conquest of the air.