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The first step that is necessary to take to establish and understand the meaning of the term balloon is to determine its etymological origin. In this sense, we would have to say that it emanates from Latin, more exactly from the word "globus", which comes to define a compact mass of people, matters or beings.

A balloon is a sphere . It's about a body of curved surface whose points are equidistant from center . For example: “I want to buy a pendant lamp shaped like a balloon for the main room”, "The architect decided to finish the column with a cement balloon on top", “Jaime is playing in the pool with an inflatable balloon-shaped cushion”.

The term can be used as a synonym for the land , while the three-dimensional scale model of the planet is called globe : "Scientists say we live in one of the hottest countries on the globe", "He traveled the globe in just three months", “My son asked me for a globe for his birthday”.

It is known as balloon, on the other hand, to the flexible material dial that is filled with gas (As the air ) and which serves as a decorative element or as a toy for children. Typically, the balloon is made of latex, rubber or nylon and can take different forms from inflation: “Aunt Miriam brought yellow and red balloons for the party”, “The boy started crying when the balloon burst”, “The clown surprised the little ones by giving them balloons with animal shapes”.

Based on that meaning, it should be noted that in Spain there was a children's television program that precisely bore the title of "A balloon, two balloons, three balloons." In the decade of the 70s, specifically from 1974 to 1979, it was when that one was broadcast on TVE that was presented by Manolo Portillo and María Luisa Seco.

The famous poet Gloria Fuertes was one of the usual collaborators of that cultural and leisure space that was made up of children's series, games, cartoons, contests ...

On the other hand, but in relation to the last meaning of the globe, is the term globoflexia. This is a discipline that, as its name implies, consists of using balloons to make shapes. Thus, experts in this technique can use this material to create from dogs to flowers through musical instruments.

Within the scope of graphic literature, it should be noted that balloon is a word that is often used to name snacks. That is, to those spaces that in comics or cartoons, for example, are used to write the phrases that the characters emit.

The aircraft which rises thanks to the action of a gas of lower density than air is known as a hot air balloon. The main part of this device is a bag of waterproof material that encloses the less dense gas and allows the elevation, while the bottom part attached to this balloon is the nacelle .

It should not be overlooked either that in countries like Cuba a balloon is used as a synonym for lies.

In some sports Finally, balloon is the curved trajectory of a ball is that it is thrown very high: "The balloon of the Spanish tennis player was very precise and allowed him to overcome his rival who was waiting on the net".

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