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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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BEIRUT: Church bells rang out in Lebanon Wednesday night as word spread that white smoke was billowing out of the Vatican chimney, signaling the election of a new pope.
On Tuesday, the Cardinals will hold one round of elections and the smoke billowing from the chimney will indicate if a new Pope has been elected.
One neighbour said: "The smoke was seen to be billowing over the houses.
Smoke could still be seen billowing from the damaged barn, left and below, hours after crews arrived
Dhaka,February 25 (ANI):Smoke could be seen billowing over Dhaka on Wednesday after heavy gunfire broke out at the headquarters of the paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles or BDR.
Clip-on plastic weights at the base stop them billowing.
BENEDICT CANYON -- A brush fire burned Tuesday near the multimillion-dollar neighborhoods in Benedict Canyon, damaging one structure and sending smoke and ash billowing over the San Fernando Valley.
With sails billowing in the wind, an 88-foot replica of the Godspeed will soon visit six major East Coast ports.
sending billowing clouds of ash far to the northwest.
ONCE again the Thinking Man's Gateaux, Nigella Lawson, has been telling an interviewer what a stunning figure she has: "I'm this Edwardian throw-back, with a very small waist and ankles, and the rest - billowing.
That would be the heroic thing to do, in the dead of night with the ship's flames billowing out of control less than 20 yards from our rotor blades.
Billowing gusts kick up sand, forming walls of fast-moving dust that can block the sun.