Undulate vs Balloon - What's the difference?

undulate | balloon |


In lang=en terms the difference between undulate and balloon

is that undulate is to appear wavelike while balloon is to take up in, or as if in, a balloon.

As verbs the difference between undulate and balloon

is that undulate is to cause to move in a wavelike motion while balloon is to increase or expand rapidly.

As an adjective undulate

is wavy in appearance or form.

As a noun balloon is

an inflatable buoyant object, often (but not necessarily) round and flexible.

undulate

English

Verb

(undulat)
  • To cause to move in a wavelike motion.
  • * Holder
  • Breath vocalized, that is, vibrated and undulated .
  • To cause to resemble a wave
  • To move in wavelike motions.
  • To appear wavelike.
  • See also

    * oscillate

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Wavy in appearance or form.
  • Changing the pitch and volume of one's voice.
  • (botany, of a margin) Winding up and down gradually relative to the blade.
  • balloon

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia balloon) (en noun)
  • An inflatable buoyant object, often (but not necessarily) round and flexible.
  • Such an object as a child’s toy.
  • Such an object designed to transport people through the air.
  • (medicine) A sac inserted into part of the body for therapeutic reasons; such as angioplasty.
  • A speech bubble.
  • A type of glass cup, sometimes used for brandy.
  • (architecture) A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc.
  • the balloon of St. Paul's Cathedral in London
  • (chemistry) A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distilled; a glass vessel of a spherical form.
  • (pyrotechnics) A bomb or shell.
  • A game played with a large inflated ball.
  • (engraving) The outline enclosing words represented as coming from the mouth of a pictured figure.
  • Synonyms

    * (inflatable object) * toy balloon * (transport) hot-air balloon, Montgolfier * (in medicine) * (speech bubble) speech bubble, fumetto

    Derived terms

    * barrage balloon * balloon animal * balloon-back * balloon barrage * balloon clock * balloon club * balloon flower * ballooning * balloonist * balloon sail * balloon tyre * balloon vine * go down like a lead balloon * hot-air balloon * pilot balloon * trial balloon * weather balloon * when the balloon goes up

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To increase or expand rapidly.
  • His stomach ballooned from eating such a large meal.
    Prices will balloon if we don't act quickly.
  • To go up or voyage in a balloon.
  • To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.
  • See also

    * airship * ball * ballonet * blimp * dirigible * gondola * zeppelin