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billow in Nature topic

billowbillow2 noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 1 DNDCa moving cloud or mass of something such as smoke or cloth2 literaryTTW a wave, especially a very large one
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billowThe kids and Bill exhale billows of steam as they stand around; resting up for the next charge through the brush.In order to stop it going out he drew hard on it and exhaled billows of smoke into the car.In grey billows, it rolled into nothing, into the mist which was already descending.Then she disappeared beneath the billows.Their fingers skim on the silk as the unwieldy billows of parachute flatten like sea-waves, oiled, folded in sevens.A farmer was burning straw, the yellow billows of smoke spiralling lazily upward.