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Plume may refer to:


  • Plume (hydrodynamics), the form of effluent in water or emissions in air
  • Eruption column, or volcanic plume, a column of volcanic ash and gas emitted into the atmosphere during an eruption
  • Mantle plume, an upwelling of hot rock within the Earth's mantle that can cause volcanic hotspots
  • Plumage, the layer of feathers that cover a bird
  • Plume (feather), a prominent bird feather


Other uses[edit]

  • Hackle, an ornamental plume on a uniform headdress