Balloon vs Orange - What's the difference?

balloon | orange |

As verbs the difference between balloon and orange

is that balloon is to increase or expand rapidly while orange is .

As a noun balloon

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

As an adjective orange is





(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


    (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



    (wikipedia orange)

    Usage notes

    * It is commonly believed that “orange” has no rhymes. While there are no commonly used English dictionary words that rhyme exactly with “orange” (“door-hinge” comes close in US pronunciation), the English surname Gorringe is a rhyme, at least in UK pronunciation. See


  • An evergreen tree of the genus Citrus'' such as ''Citrus sinensis .
  • The fruit of an orange tree; a citrus fruit with a slightly sour flavour.
  • The colour of a ripe fruit of an orange tree, midway between red and yellow.
  • Orange juice, or orange coloured and flavoured cordial.
  • Derived terms


  • Having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree; yellowred; reddish-yellow.
  • Antonyms

    * (having orange as its colour) nonorange


  • To color orange.
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  • To become orange.
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  • See also

    * citrus * clementine * Cointreau * * mandarin * marmalade * murcott * naartjie * ortanique * pomander * satsuma * satsuma mandarin * satsuma tangerine * secondary colour * tangerine * triple sec * zest *


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