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gasbag

(găs′băg′)
n.
1. An expansible bag for holding gas.
2. Slang One given to empty or boastful talk.
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There are any number were rigid craft, using internal structure within the gas bag to brace against unstable air currents, as well as providing strength to support a larger gondola that carried crew plus passengers and/or cargo.
It's become a stale production of cookie cutter ads, scripted sound bites and gas bag punditry.
Among them are an adjustable thermostat, automatic water fill, automatic oil skimmer, pressure and temperature gauges, strainer or gas bag filtration systems, parts tree, adjustable or fixed intermediate height spray bars, and a double basket.
In non-primary times he is a more contained gas bag. Rumor has it he is now foreman of the Big Wall/Rio Grande construction project between Texas and Mexico.
Systems using the hot gas bag technique include the NATO Sea Gnat round (which can also dispense the M-BIRD [Ballon Infra Red Decoy], which floats on the sea surface) and one of the family of rounds used in the British Aerospace/Thomson Brandt SIBYL system.
A comparison with the gas bag method is equally dramatic.
It is, but when you are a gas bag like me you can't help but talk.
In one study, "at 24 hours, of the strains tested, 51 percent yielded larger colonies in the anaerobic jar system than in the chamber, and 30 percent yielded more growth using the anaerobic jar system than gas bags." (4)
I believe the fitting of this engine was also a reason for putting extra gas bags in.