from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Smoking; fumigation.
  • noun Fume; idle conceit; vain fancy.
  • noun Irritated excitement; anger.
  • noun The process of subjecting oak or other wood used in furniture to the fumes of ammonia, in order to give it an appearance of age.
  • noun In photography, the process of exposing albuminized paper to the fumes of ammonia, which makes the paper print a trifle more quickly and gives it a purple tone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Producing fumes, or vapors.
  • adjective (Chem.) alkarsin.
  • adjective (Old Chem.) stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, SnCl4, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in the air. Mixed with water it solidifies to the so-called butter of tin.
  • adjective (Chem.) Same as Disulphuric acid, uder Disulphuric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of fume.
  • adjective that fumes
  • adjective very angry


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