Recent Examples of tumbleweed from the Web
Terrifying videos posted online show people being blown through plazas like tumbleweeds and bikes being ripped from cyclists’ hands.
Radioactive particles ended up on all kinds of items including worker’s boots, office trailers, jersey barriers, tumbleweeds.
On January 10th, as the temperature dropped in Big Spring, Texas, Sunni Davidson encountered hundreds of tumbleweeds rolling across the horizon, creating an eerie spectacle as if one part of the landscape was moving to another.
If Raf Simons’s latest collection for the label showcases a new Americana, the silver balloon clouds at the flagship are artistic tumbleweeds.
My tumbleweed continued to ramble, turning south toward Cuyamaca Lake.
Detergents from the nearby housing developments froth up the waterways and send clouds of foam that look like tumbleweeds down the streets.
Hundreds of tumbleweeds cross Texas road in eerie spectacle The construction crew decided to film the intense sandstorm.
After all, the state’s official plant is a cactus, and its other attractions include tumbleweed and tornadoes.
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Definition of tumbleweed for English Language Learners
: a plant found especially in the North American desert that breaks away from its roots and is blown across the ground by the wind
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