dirigible

Part of speech: noun

A dirigible balloon.

Part of speech: adjective

That may be directed; as, a dirigible balloon.

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Usage examples "dirigible":

  1. His ears were black, long, and highly dirigible. - "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.
  2. In the anti- submarine campaign the several forms of aircraft- airplane, seaplane, dirigible, and kite balloon- developed great offensive power. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.
  3. Are we faster than the dirigible? - "The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest", Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap).