pilot balloon definition

  • noun:
    • A small balloon used to figure out wind velocity.
    • a little unmanned balloon whose ascent is accompanied by a theodolite to obtain data when it comes to calculation of speed and course of winds within the top air.
    • a small balloon delivered up before a big one, to demonstrate the path and force associated with the wind.
    • a little balloon sent up in advance of a larger anyone to determine the way and energy of wind.
    • a little balloon useful for ascertaining the course of air-currents at various levels: most often used before ascents of manned balloons.
    • meteorological balloon familiar with observe air currents
  • others:
    • A small, unmanned balloon delivered as much as suggest the way of atmosphere currents.

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