from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Buoyancy or lightness in movement that allows a dancer to rise and fall smoothly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality of a jump by which a ballet dancer appears to pause in midair
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bale of paper, etc.
- n. Same as balloon, 1, 2.
French, balloon; see balloon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French ballon (Wiktionary)