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billow

1. a large sea wave
2. a large atmospheric wave, usually in the lee of a hill
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Before fire crews arrived at the scene it was reported on Twitter that staff from the nearby Claregate Pub and Tesco rushed out to "extinguish possible fire as smoke billowed from a car".
Summary: UMM AL QUWAIN -- Thick smoke billowed into the sky after a fire erupted at an illegal landfill in the backyard of a square of some old houses in Al Belad area of Umm Al Quwain, close to some restaurants, supermarkets and houses.
THICK smoke billowed across Tile Hill and Canley yesterday when a major fire took hold in disused industrial premises.
After a series of parachutes deployed, the giant parafoil billowed out to control the 12-minute descent.
David Hammons' African-American version of the "Stars and Stripes" - a green, black, and red flag - billowed over the portal of the Salzburger Kunstverein, lending the building the air of an embassy.
AN office worker told today of the scary moment smoke suddenly billowed onto his floor at a Birmingham building thought to have been targeted by arsonists.
With another large boom, thick smoke billowed from the rear of the structure.
THICK smoke billowed across the city this afternoon as a fire in a lock-up garage spread to a pile of tyres.
As clouds of tear gas billowed over the area, stone-throwing Palestinian students clashed with Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of Bethlehem on Thursday in a protest against the construction of a new Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem.