cloud plume

云烟流

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • plume — plume1 [ plum ] noun count 1. ) a large feather or group of feathers, used especially for decorating a hat 2. ) a long narrow cloud of dust, smoke, etc. that moves upward: There was a loud explosion, followed by a plume of thick black smoke.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Cloud seeding — can be done by ground generators, plane, or rocket (not shown). Cloud seeding, a form of intentional weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds, by dispersing substances into the air… …   Wikipedia

  • plume — ► NOUN 1) a long, soft feather or arrangement of feathers. 2) a long spreading cloud of smoke or vapour. 3) Geology a column of magma rising by convection in the earth s mantle. ► VERB 1) (plumed) decorated with feathers. 2) (of smoke or vapour)… …   English terms dictionary

  • plume — plume1 [plu:m] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin pluma (small soft) feather ] 1.) a cloud of smoke, dust etc which rises up into the air plume of smoke/dust/gas/spray etc ▪ A black plume of smoke rose above the city. 2.) a large… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plume — 1 noun (C) 1 a small cloud of smoke, dust etc which rises up into the air (+ of): After the explosion, a plume of black smoke hung over the horizon. 2 a large feather or bunch of feathers, especially one that is used as a decoration on a hat see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • plume — UK [pluːm] / US [plum] noun [countable] Word forms plume : singular plume plural plumes 1) a large feather or group of feathers, used especially for decorating a hat 2) a long narrow cloud of dust, smoke etc that moves upwards There was a loud… …   English dictionary

  • plume — noun 1》 a long, soft feather or arrangement of feathers used by a bird for display, or worn on a hat or helmet as decoration. 2》 a long spreading cloud of smoke or vapour. 3》 Geology a column of magma rising by convection in the earth s mantle.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • plume — [pluːm] noun [C] 1) a long narrow cloud of dust, smoke etc that moves upwards 2) a large feather or group of feathers, used especially for decorating a hat …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • banner cloud — A cloud plume extending downward from a mountain peak and suggesting a banner. This is, often, prevalent on a cloudless day. The cloud may be formed by reduced atmospheric pressure on the leeward side of the peak or may consist of drifting snow …   Aviation dictionary

  • Mushroom cloud — created by smoke billows Ascending cloud from Redoubt Vol …   Wikipedia

  • Noctilucent cloud — Polar mesospheric cloud Noctilucent clouds over Kuresoo bog, Viljandimaa, Estonia Abbreviation NLC/PMC Altitude …   Wikipedia

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