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billow out

1. To flare out in the wind, as of fabric. The sails billowed out as the wind caught them.
2. To gush out of a place or thing, as of smoke. By the time I remembered I had put bread in the oven, smoke was billowing out of the kitchen.
See also: out

billow out

 
1. [for something, such as smoke] to burst and flow outward. At the site of the fire, smoke billowed out. Clouds of ash billowed out of the volcano.
2. [for a sheet of cloth] to fill with the wind. (Especially a ship's sail.) The sail billowed out and we moved forward. Her skirt billowed out when the wind caught it.
See also: out

billow out

v.
1. To surge outward or puff out due to the movement of air: The sails billowed out as the breeze strengthened.
2. To cause something to stretch or puff out: The wind billowed the sails out. The breeze billowed out the sheets that were hung up on the clothesline.
See also: out
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On the whole, Birkin convincingly presents Billow in his ancillary, "reproductive" role: premiering Liszt's Sonata in B minor and Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto as pianist and 'Wagner's music dramas and Johannes Brahms's revised First Symphony as conductor; establishing the Berlin Gesellschaft.
Recent years (and a handful of enterprising CD manufacturers) have shown us that the symphonies written by two far younger great conductors--Wilhelm Furtwangler and Felix Weingartner--yield much unsuspected gold; Walker devotes five and a half closely printed pages of his book to listing Billow's own original works, not counting his arrangements of other men's output.
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Emergency services rushed to the venue, which was evacuated as smoke billowed from the back of the building just before 6pm.
In this image provided by the Italian Navy, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec.
It created its own little world of paper-thin, lime-green leaves after the white-petalled floaty flowers billowed away.
Summary: His dramatic election was signalled when white smoke billowed from the conclave of cardinals meeting in the Sistine Chapel.
If black smoke billows from the chimney, a new Pope has not been elected.
5 (SUNA) - Sudan News Agency(SUNA) broadcast services resumed transmission Tuesday afternoon after stoppage for several hours as a result of smoke billowed in the main passage for cables and spread to the upper floors of the building a matter that required evacuation of the building in order to preserve the lives and safety of workers .
Summary: Smoke billowed from a wrecked police station in Tunisia's Sidi Bouzid on Friday after protesters, angry that their election candidates were disqualified, rampaged through the town that was the cradle of the Arab Spring revolt.
Billows (Greek and Roman history, Columbia U., New York) writes for general readers, and so uses notes not to conduct a running dialogue with previous scholars, but to cite contemporary sources in modern translations and editions.
2 : to move as a large cloud or mass <Smoke billowed from the chimney.>
An American news site caught the fake when it noticed that the billows of smoke in the photo showed a repetitious pattern.
Early Sunday morning: The Pearl Harbor diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii, 1941.