zeppelin: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (zep'u-lin), [key]
- (often cap.) a large dirigible balloon consisting of a long, cylindrical, covered framework containing compartments or cells filled with gas, and of various structures for holding the engines, passengers, etc.
- any rigid airship or dirigible.
Pronunciation: (tsep"u-lēn', tsep'u-lēn" Eng. zep'u-lin), [key]
- 1838–1917, German general and aeronaut: designer and manufacturer of the zeppelin.
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