Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rising in billows.
  • adjective stormy; affected by storms; -- of weather, used prenominally.

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  • verb Present participle of billow.

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  • adjective characterized by great swelling waves or surges

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Examples

  • I knew this as I turned on the morning news to see a shot of the Empire State Building in the foreground and the World Trade Center with black smoke billowing from the North Tower.

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  • I knew this as I turned on the morning news to see a shot of the Empire State Building in the foreground and the World Trade Center with black smoke billowing from the North Tower.

    11 « September « 2007 « Adventures in Juggling

  • I knew this as I turned on the morning news to see a shot of the Empire State Building in the foreground and the World Trade Center with black smoke billowing from the North Tower.

    08 « September « 2006 « Adventures in Juggling

  • I knew this as I turned on the morning news to see a shot of the Empire State Building in the foreground and the World Trade Center with black smoke billowing from the North Tower.

    five years later, remembering… « Adventures in Juggling

  • There in front of me a man-made object was seemingly defying the laws of physics, because it remained sideways moving at the same rate of speed with puffy white smoke billowing from the tires — the sound and smell of rubber being scrapped across pavement, in a way it was not designed to, filled the air around us.

    Driving story from heck

  • The second explosion was followed by a yellow flash and a cloud of black smoke billowing from the jungle.

    Boronski, John A.

  • The second explosion was followed by a yellow flash and a cloud of black smoke billowing from the jungle.

    Pool, Jerry L.

  • The second explosion was followed by a yellow flash and a cloud of black smoke billowing from the jungle.

    Ganoe, Berman Jr.

  • The second explosion was followed by a yellow flash and a cloud of black smoke billowing from the jungle.

    O'Donnell, Michael D.

  • The second explosion was followed by a yellow flash and a cloud of black smoke billowing from the jungle.

    Becerra, Rudy M.

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