bar rage balloon

barrage balloon

noun
a balloon or blimp, usually one of several anchored around a military area, city, etc., from which wires or nets are hung as a protection against attacks from low-flying aircraft.

Origin:
1920–25

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barrage balloon
 
n
one of a number of tethered balloons with cables or net suspended from them, used to deter low-flying air attack

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