Danielle Friedman has worked as a nonfiction book editor for Hudson Street Press and plume, two imprints of Penguin Group.
The plume spread over 16 miles, suffocating many living things in its wake.
As ocean currents head eastward across the Pacific, the plume is expected eventually to hit the West Coast of the United States.
late 14c., "a feather" (especially a large and conspicuous one), from Old French plume "soft feather, down; feather bed," and directly from Latin pluma "a feather, down; the first beard," from PIE root *pleus- "to pluck; a feather, fleece" (cf. Old English fleos "fleece"). Meaning "a long streamer of smoke, etc." is first attested 1878.
late 14c., "to pluck, strip," from plume (n.). From mid-15c. as "to adorn with plumes." Meaning "to dress the feathers" is from 1702. Related: Plumed; pluming.