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Word: billowing

Definition: swelling out in waves; surging


Sentences Containing 'billowing'

3, with his billowing Germanic beard, reminded one of a Viking, and his appearance contrasted strangely with that of the other oarsmen, most of whom were clean shaven or had only small moustaches.
Evidence that factories were already located on the Seine (billowing smoke) can be seen in Gleizes' "Péniches et fumées à Courbevoie" of 1908.
The background forms a semi-urban landscape that possesses both rural and semi-industrial components, consistent with Courbevoie of the 1910s (except perhaps for the rock-like outcrops), a village or town with delicate smokestacks or factory chimneys billowing smoke that blends into the cloudy sky.
The term "mitral valve prolapse" was coined by J. Michael Criley in 1966 and gained acceptance over the other descriptor of "billowing" of the mitral valve, as described by John Brereton Barlow.
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