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Meaning of plume

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness; "a
           plume of smoke"; "grass with large plumes"
      2: a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
      3: the light horny waterproof structure forming the external
         covering of birds [syn: {feather}, {plume}, {plumage}]
      v 1: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: {overcharge},
           {soak}, {surcharge}, {gazump}, {fleece}, {plume}, {pluck},
           {rob}, {hook}] [ant: {undercharge}]
      2: be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school"
         [syn: {pride}, {plume}, {congratulate}]
      3: deck with a plume; "a plumed helmet"
      4: clean with one's bill; "The birds preened" [syn: {preen},
      5: form a plume; "The chimneys were pluming the sky"; "The
         engine was pluming black smoke"
      6: dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when
         going to the opera" [syn: {preen}, {primp}, {plume}, {dress}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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