English version

pillar of dust/smoke/flame etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpillar of dust/smoke/flame etcpillar of dust/smoke/flame etcCFa tall upright mass of dust, smoke, flame etc pillar
Examples from the Corpus
pillar of dust/smoke/flame etcThere was a pillar of smoke then, too.The incinerator became a roaring pillar of flame, its iron bars instantly glowing red hot.
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