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spindrift n : spray blown up from the surface of the sea [syn: spoondrift]

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  1. Sea spray blown from the tops of waves by the wind.

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"Spindrift" is the second single of Rush's 2007 album Snakes & Arrows. "The Larger Bowl (A Pantoum)" was originally going to be the second single, but was shortly after changed to "Spindrift". Although released as the second single from the album, the song failed to debut on any commercial chart, while "The Larger Bowl" managed to see chart status.

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According to Neil Peart, the lyrics to "Spindrift" use sea-weather imagery as a metaphor for a lover's quarrel.


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