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ˈzɛp ə lɪnZep·pelin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Zeppelin, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin(noun)

    German inventor who designed and built the first rigid motorized dirigible (1838-1917)

  2. zeppelin, Graf Zeppelin(noun)

    a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs


  1. zeppelin(Noun)

    A type of large German dirigible airship of the early 20th century designed to carry passengers or bombs.

  2. Zeppelin(ProperNoun)

    A German manufacturing company, famed for building the zeppelin airships.

  3. Origin: Named after Ferdinand, Count von Zeppelin.


  1. Zeppelin

    A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship pioneered by the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in the early 20th century. Zeppelin's ideas were first outlined in 1874 and formulated in detail in 1893. They were patented in Germany in 1895 and in the United States on 14 March 1899. After the outstanding success of the Zeppelin design, the term zeppelin in casual use came to refer to all rigid airships. Zeppelins were first flown commercially in 1910 by Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-AG, the world's first airline in revenue service. By mid-1914, DELAG had carried over 34,000 passengers on over 1,500 flights. After the outbreak of World War I, the German military made extensive use of Zeppelins as bombers and scouts. The World War I defeat of Germany in 1918 temporarily halted the airship business. But under the guidance of Hugo Eckener, the deceased Count's successor, civilian Zeppelins became popular again. In 1919 DELAG established scheduled daily services between Berlin, Munich, and Friedrichshafen. Their heyday was during the 1930s when the airships LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin and LZ 129 Hindenburg operated regular transatlantic flights from Germany to North America and Brazil. The Art Deco spire of the Empire State Building was originally, if impractically, designed to serve as a mooring mast for Zeppelins and other airships to dock at. The Hindenburg disaster in 1937, along with political and economic issues, hastened the demise of the Zeppelins.


  1. Zeppelin

    Inbox for your Business Data.Zeppelin is a mobile application that brings Business Data to your fingertips. It connects to various business applications, pulls out important data and presents it in a simple and concise way. This gives executives the ability to get important business insights without having to log into multiple applications or search through their email inboxes.Most BI products are still built to run on desktops of company analysts and not executives on the road. We believe simplicity, ease of use, and a way to help them understand the data, is key for such applications to become adopted by executives.Zeppelin is a TechStars company, currently located in Boston (MA).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zeppelin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zeppelin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Zeppelin in a Sentence

  1. Tom Doyle:

    And that's what the kids loved, neil Young was one of course. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, Slash, Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top.

  2. Michael Underhill:

    When I think about how big of a deal this is, I think about the Led Zeppelin song 'When the Levee Breaks,' competition is going to get fierce. It forces everyone to get sharp and up their game.

  3. Vinnie Paul:

    The Texas thing is part of it, growing up on a healthy dose of ZZ Top and Stevie Ray Vaughan, but I also was a metal-head from day one. Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Van Halen, all my favorite bands had really great grooves to their music.

  4. Read MoreIn a 2017 interview:

    We were close to a window, and my mother took my brother and threw him out. She grabbed me and fell back and then threw me out, she tried to get my sister, but she was too heavy, and my mother decided to get out by the time the zeppelin was nearly on the ground.

  5. Kimberly Perry:

    We always judge things by our live show because when we grew up in Alabama everything we did from the get-go was live performance, right before we were writing songs, before we were doing interviews, we would just be on stage doing Led Zeppelin covers. So for us, the new music just feels really, really good on stage… We were more motivated to write the lyrics on this album than any other and I can’t wait for you guys to hear it.

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