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Definition of Plumes

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Plume Plume, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumed; p. pr. & vb. n. Pluming.] [Cf. F. plumer to pluck, to strip, L. plumare to cover with feathers.] 1. To pick and adjust the plumes or feathers of; to dress or prink. Pluming her wings among the breezy bowers. --W. Irving. 2. To strip of feathers; to pluck; to strip; to pillage; also, to peel. [Obs.] --Bacon. Dryden. 3. To adorn with feathers or plumes. ``Farewell the plumed troop.' --Shak. 4. To pride; to vaunt; to boast; -- used reflexively; as, he plumes himself on his skill. --South. Plumed adder (Zo["o]l.), an African viper (Vipera, or Clotho cornuta), having a plumelike structure over each eye. It is venomous, and is related to the African puff adder. Called also horned viper and hornsman. Plumed partridge (Zo["o]l.), the California mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus). See Mountain quail, under Mountain.

Meaning of Plumes from wikipedia

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- hypothesis-elaboration leading to variant propositions such as mini-plumes and pulsing plumes. Another hypothesis for unusual volcanic regions is the "Plate...
- toilet plumes were first performed in the 1950s. A 1975 study by Charles P. Gerba po****rized the concept of disease transmission through toilet plumes. The...
- Plume hunting is the hunting of wild birds to harvest their feathers, especially the more decorative plumes which were sold for use as ornamentation,...
- space. Plumes Steam plumes from industrial sources Large natural convection plume A nuclear explosion can generate a mushroom-shaped thermal plume. Air...
- Volcanic plume or volcanic plume may refer to: Eruption plume, a column of hot volcanic ash and gas emitted into the atmosphere during an explosive volcanic...
- during their lifetime. Plumes falls into this category and is one of the very few works of Johnson that survived after her death. Plumes takes place in the...
- Plumer is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Arnold Plumer (1801–1869), member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania...
- on military headdresses, the clipped feather plume is referred to as the hackle. Brightly colored plumes are used by American coot chicks to entice their...
- in many cases based on requests from the industries the rules target. Plumer, Brad (January 30, 2017). "Trump wants to kill two old regulations for every...
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