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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
billow /'bilou/
  • danh từ
    • sóng to; sóng cồn
    • (thơ ca) biển cả
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự dâng lên cuồn cuộn, sự cuồn cuộn
    • nội động từ
      • dâng lên cuồn cuộn, cuồn cuộn
    Concise Dictionary
    +a large sea wave
    +rise up as if in waves
    +move with great difficulty
    +rise and move, as in waves or billows
    +become inflated

    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [V]
    1 (of a sail, skirt, etc.) to fill with air and swell out: The curtains billowed gently in the breeze.
    2 if smoke, cloud, etc. billows, it rises and moves in a large mass: A great cloud of smoke billowed out of the chimney.
    + noun [usually pl.] a moving mass or cloud of smoke, steam, etc. like a wave: A farmer was burning straw, the yellow billows of smoke spiralling lazily upward.

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