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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
Words nearby dirigible
Example sentences from the Web for dirigible
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.