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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bil·low /ˈbɪ(ˌ)lo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bil·low n.
 1. A great wave or surge of the sea or other water, caused usually by violent wind.
    Whom the winds waft where'er the billows roll.   --Cowper.
 2. A great wave or flood of anything.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bil·low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Billowed p. pr. & vb. n. Billowing.] To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate. “The billowing snow.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a large sea wave [syn: surge]
      v 1: rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up nto the sky"
           [syn: wallow]
      2: move with great difficulty; "The soldiers billowed across
         the muddy riverbed"
      3: rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged
         forward" [syn: surge, heave]
      4: become inflated; "The sails ballooned" [syn: balloon, inflate]