sounding balloon

Origin of sounding balloon

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called weather balloon. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sounding balloon

Historical Examples of sounding balloon

  • The average height of sounding-balloon ascents is about ten miles.


    Charles Fitzhugh Talman

  • By means of the sounding-balloon the air is explored to heights of twenty miles and more!

    The Mentor: The Weather

    Charles Fitzhugh Talman