Definition of Blimps
1. Noun. (plural of Blimp) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of blimp) ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of blimp) ¹
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Definition of Blimps
1. blimp [n] - See also: blimp
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Literary usage of Blimps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Textbook of Naval Aeronautics by Henry Woodhouse (1917)
"The 'Blimps," "Coast Patrol Airships," "Submarine Spotters" While Great Britain has reasons for regretting that she did not develop large dirigibles, ..."
2. Echoes of France: Verses from My Journal and Letters by Amy Robbins Ware, Farnham Company, Minneapolis, Minn (1920)
"Blimps The captive balloons cut loose one day In the land of France and the month of May; They've been tethered tight for an age, ..."
3. Inventions of the Great War by Alexander Russell Bond (1919)
"Blimps could cruise leisurely and search the sea thoroughly. They could stop and hover directly over a submarine and drop explosives upon it with great ..."
4. The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures Selected from the by James Clayton Russell, William Emmet Moore (1921)
"Every soldier who sailed to France will recall the thrill he got when, on approaching the coast, one or more of these fast flying "blimps" sailed out and ..."
5. New Words Self-defined by Charles Alphonso Smith (1919)
"Seaplanes, dirigibles (blimps), and kite balloons make good scouts because of the large areas they can cover.— COMMANDER CC GILL, Naval Power in the War ..."
6. The Fighting Fleets: Five Months of Active Service with the American by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1918)
"What he said about blimps when we towed him into the shed was in Italian, ... They affected a scorn for blimps and talked a strange jargon which defied ..."
7. D'Orcy's Airship Manual: An International Register of Airships, with a by Ladislas D'Orcy (1917)
"The British and French navies now possess a large number of such submarine scouts,—termed Blimps in the Royal Naval Air Service,—and they are used very ..."