Definitions for "Plume"
The cloud of steam or smoke that comes from a chimney stack and blows downwind. The contaminated portion of groundwater that moves past a source of pollution. [S. L. Brown
Visible ejecta from volcanic or geyser-like activity.
In groundwater a plume is an underground pattern of contaminant concentrations created by the movement of groundwater beneath a contaminant source. Contaminants spread mostly laterally in the direction of groundwater movement. The source site has the highest concentration, and the concentration decreases away from the source.
A buoyant mass of hot, partially molten mantle material that rises to the base of the lithosphere.
A convection column generated by combustion (of wildland fuel). see also: Convection Column
See mantle plume.
A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather.
An ornamental tuft of feathers.
A feather, or group of feathers, worn as an ornament; a waving ornament of hair, or other material resembling feathers.
Keywords:  pride, vaunt, prowess, himself, proud
A token of honor or prowess; that on which one prides himself; a prize or reward.
To pride; to vaunt; to boast; -- used reflexively; as, he plumes himself on his skill.
be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school"
Keywords:  wrapper, cigar, exude, bluish, tobacco
A formation of oil crystals collecting on the wrapper. This is a natural process that occurs when the cigars are stored in dark humid conditions and is considered to be beneficial.
A naturally occurring phenomenon in the cigar aging process, also called plume, caused by the oils that exude from the tobacco. It appears as a fine white powder and can be brushed off. Not to be confused with mold, which is bluish and stains the wrapper.
Keywords:  tizon, eclectic, catherine, punk, lucas
Plume is an electronic/punk band formed by Lucas and Catherine Tizon, and originally based in London. Their collaboration was the result of Lucas' love of industrial sound, sound-engineering and his eclectic production technique. The band is now based in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.
Keywords:  plumose, pappus, tail, tuft, bristles
a tuft of simple or branched bristles.
A tuft of long hairs in the shape of a plume on the tail.
(1) A long fringe of hair on the tail. (2) Carrying the tail plume-like over the back.
The cloud resulting from a chemical event.
An elongated body of fluid, usually mobile and varying in shape.
A cloud of airborne radioactive material that is transported from a nuclear or radiological source in the direction of the prevailing wind.
a tangible object, like caloric, aether or phlogiston
Keywords:  shako, feathery, appendage, worn
The feathery appendage worn on the Shako
the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
clean with one's bill; "The birds preened"
Plume is a complete set of packages to create and administer a network of diskless computers used as X terminals. Stations root file system is extensively based on Debian with as few new packages as possible. It is clean and lean, as well as easy to un
The area of the Pacific Ocean that is influenced by discharge from the Columbia River, up to 500 miles beyond the mouth of the river.
The fluid formation that is created as hydrothermal vent waters are injected into the ocean from the sea floor.
Keywords:  exhaust, rocket, jet, aircraft, engine
the exhaust jet that emerges from a rocket or jet engine
The region behind an aircraft containing the engine exhaust.
Keywords:  helmet, deck
deck with a plume; "a plumed helmet"
Keywords:  unreasonable, rip, ask, off, price
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
Keywords:  bloom, see
Keywords:  eruption, see
See Eruption Plume.
As used in this report, the body of air transporting radioactivity after its release in an accident.