- A sculpture or other object made with a plastic or PVC film or fabric which achieves its intended form when filled with air or some other gas.
Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.
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inflatable — [in flāt′ə bəl] adj. that can be inflated n. something inflatable; specif., a boat made of rubber, plastic, etc. that is inflated before it is used … English World dictionary
Inflatable — In*flat a*ble, a. That may be inflated. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
inflatable — which since the 1950s has been used as a noun as well as an adjective, is spelt without an e in the middle … Modern English usage
inflatable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ capable of being inflated. ► NOUN ▪ a plastic or rubber object that is inflated before use … English terms dictionary
Inflatable — An inflatable [citation last = Topham first = Sean authorlink = coauthors = title = Blow Up: Inflatable Art publisher = Prestel Verlag date= 2002 location = Muenchen url = doi = id = ] is an object that can be inflated with a gas, usually with… … Wikipedia
inflatable — [[t]ɪnfle͟ɪtəb(ə)l[/t]] inflatables 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n An inflatable object is one that you fill with air when you want to use it. ...an inflatable dinghy... The children were playing on the inflatable castle. 2) N COUNT An inflatable is an… … English dictionary
inflatable — in|fla|ta|ble1 [ınˈfleıtəbəl] adj an inflatable object has to be filled with air before you can use it ▪ an inflatable mattress inflatable 2 inflatable2 n an object that has to be filled with air before you can use it, especially a boat or toy … Dictionary of contemporary English
inflatable — I UK [ɪnˈfleɪtəb(ə)l] / US adjective an inflatable object must be filled with air before you can use it II UK [ɪnˈfleɪtəb(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms inflatable : singular inflatable plural inflatables an object that you fill with air… … English dictionary
inflatable — adjective Date: 1878 capable of being inflated < an inflatable boat > • inflatable noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
inflatable — in|flat|a|ble1 [ ın fleıtəbl ] adjective an inflatable object must be filled with air before you can use it inflatable in|flat|a|ble 2 [ ın fleıtəbl ] noun count an object that you fill with air before you use it, for example a ball or boat … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
inflatable — 1 adjective an inflatable object has to be filled with air before you can use it: an inflatable mattress 2 noun (C) a rubber boat filled with air … Longman dictionary of contemporary English