Predicate: billow

Roleset id: billow.01 , to spread over a large area, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

billow.01: BILLOW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'billow' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from billow.01-v predicate notes)


billow (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: entity billowing (vnrole: 47.2-Theme)
        Arg2-LOC: direction (vnrole: 47.2-Location)

Example: intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        The Bartlesville , Okla. , oil company late yesterday still had n't said officially what [*T*-1] caused the explosions and fires , which [*T*-2]sent columns of heavy black smoke billowing high into the air .

        Arg1: columns of heavy black smoke
        Rel: billowing
        Arg2-DIR: high into the air