verb (used with object), plumed, plum·ing.
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Origin of plume
OTHER WORDS FROM plumeplumeless, adjectiveplumelike, adjectivere·plume, verb (used with object), re·plumed, re·plum·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for plume
The first was a plume of moisture from Tropical Storm Fausto, far to the south, which managed to travel north to California on the wind and provide just enough moisture to form clouds.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
The extent to which fecal aerosol plumes are infecting people with the SARS-CoV-2 virus isn’t known, said Queensland’s Morawska.Scientists found coronavirus in a long-vacant apartment. A possible spreader? ‘Fecal aerosol plumes’|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 27, 2020|Fortune
It was one of the largest wildfire smoke plumes ever seen in the stratosphere, says Jessica Smith.
The rising plume lifted up record amounts of water and carbon monoxide.
Those winds have never been observed around similar plumes, researchers report online May 30 in Geophysical Research Letters.Smoke from Australian fires rose higher into the ozone layer than ever before|Maria Temming|June 15, 2020|Science News
Borgman has escaped through a tunnel, leaving a plume of smoke in his wake.
Reprinted with the permission of Plume, a member of the Penguin Group.
As ocean currents head eastward across the Pacific, the plume is expected eventually to hit the West Coast of the United States.
Follow the path as the plume spreads and the ultimate destination becomes clear.
The plume spread over 16 miles, suffocating many living things in its wake.
He had crowned himself with the basin, and pulled his hair through it in the shape of a plume.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
Plume de coq, that they reckoned at thirty-five, was beaten by Basilicate by two lengths.Rene Mauperin|Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
The door slammed, and Mr. Driscoll puffed down the stairs leaving behind him a trail of language like a locomotive's plume.The Walking Delegate|Leroy Scott
"I shall have to run down to Sandy again," said Byrne, to Plume.An Apache Princess|Charles King
Soldiers, if my standard falls, look for the plume upon your king's helmet!The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton