billowing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

billowing

  1. present participle of billow

Noun[edit]

billowing (plural billowings)

  1. The act of something that billows; a billow.
    • 1839, Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers, Transactions, volume 8, page 59:
      The Bible is full of passages designed to meet and relieve those billowings and heavings of the soul, but without a devotional spirit such passages can never be appreciated or comprehended.