anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
"a plume of smoke"; "grass with large plumes"
a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
feather, plume, plumage(verb)
the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, pluck, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, fleece, intoxicate
pride, plume, congratulate(verb)
be proud of
"He prides himself on making it into law school"
deck with a plume
"a plumed helmet"
clean with one's bill
"The birds preened"
form a plume
"The chimneys were pluming the sky"; "The engine was pluming black smoke"
preen, primp, plume, dress(verb)
dress or groom with elaborate care
"She likes to dress when going to the opera"
line up, pride, decorate, hook, dress, dress out, clip, preen, apparel, rob, primp, prune, garment, lop, trim, soak, overcharge, coif, surcharge, arrange, garb, raiment, coiffe, gazump, groom, coiffure, do, get dressed, pluck, garnish, curry, congratulate, fit out, habilitate, dress up, clothe, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, crop, fleece
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How to use plume in a sentence?
We were getting status updates so we knew there were high acuity patients, very, very critical patients, but in the back of our mind we could see a massive plume of [ smoke ] coming from White Island, but as our experience sort of shows, we sort of remain very open-minded, because situations always evolve.
This is the northern edge of the plume.
We understand and commiserate with our community and visitors about the prolonged closure, but we can not provide safe access to the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii section of the park as long as these very unpredictable dangers threaten the safety of park staff and visitors, unlike lava, which you can see coming and avoid, we can not see or predict earthquakes, nor can we foresee a summit explosion, but both threats continue. HAWAII'S KIM VOWS TO REBUILD FROM VOLCANO WITH HELP OF FEMA, AS SCIENTISTS SAY THE WORST IS YET TO COME Damage to Jaggar Museum overlook following 5.5 magnitude earthquake on June 3, 2018. ( NPS Photo) The summit area in particular has been also struck by several earthquakes that have damaged at least three park buildings, fractured park roads, and snapped water lines, according to the National Park Service. A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattled the summit area at 3:50 p.m. on June 3, cracking the overlook deck at Jaggar Museum. Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii RANKED AMONG TOP 10 MOST DANGEROUS IN US A large plume of ash after an earthquake near the summit of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii volcano on May 25, 2018. ( NPS Photo) Over the weekend, the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported more than 500 earthquakes in a 24-hour period – the most ever measured by HVO scientists.
By Fate full many a heart has been undone, And many a sprightly rose made woe-begone; Plume thee not on thy lusty youth and strength: Full many a bud is blasted ere its bloom.
That would have been powerful enough to lift a good-size dust plume.
Translations for plume
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- شاه پرPersian
- kiehkura, pörröhäntä, sukia, suihku, pluumi, kynäillä, töyhtö, rehvastella, tupruta, sulka, höyhenFinnish
- nuage de fumée, plume, plumeauFrench
- testans pluma commentumLatin
- пердув, пе́роMacedonian
- plumeau, rookwolk, pluim, veer, veder, stoffer, stofwolkDutch
- pămătuf (de pene), fulg, mănunchi de pene, panăRomanian
- плюма́ж, султа́н, [[чи́стить]] [[пёрышко, перо́, хвали́тьсяRussian
- plümäd, lehätaplümäd, plümVolapük
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