Fumed
Fume Fume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fuming}.] [Cf. F. fumer, L. fumare to smoke. See {Fume}, n.] 1. To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor. [1913 Webster]

Where the golden altar fumed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Silenus lay, Whose constant cups lay fuming to his brain. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster]

2. To be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied. [1913 Webster]

Keep his brain fuming. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To pass off in fumes or vapors. [1913 Webster]

Their parts are kept from fuming away by their fixity. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster]

4. To be in a rage; to be hot with anger. [1913 Webster]

He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

While her mother did fret, and her father did fume. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{To fume away}, to give way to excitement and displeasure; to storm; also, to pass off in fumes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fumed — fumed; per·fumed; un·fumed; …   English syllables

  • fumed — adjective (of wood) darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes fumed oak • Similar to: ↑treated * * * /fyoohmd/, adj. darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes, as oak and other wood. [1605 15; FUME + ED2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fumed — /fyoohmd/, adj. darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes, as oak and other wood. [1605 15; FUME + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fumed — fjuːm n. smog, particles hanging in the air; smoke; angry mood, irritation v. make fumes; smoke; pollute; stink up; rage, rant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fumed — adjective expose (something, especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints. → fumble about/around …   English new terms dictionary

  • fumed — [[t]fyumd[/t]] adj. fur darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes, as oak and other wood • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • fumed — /fjumd/ (say fyoohmd) adjective darkened or coloured by exposure to ammonia fumes, as oak and other wood …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fumed oak — (Cabinetwork) Oak given a weathered appearance by exposure in an air tight compartment to fumes of ammonia from uncorked cans, being first given a coat of filler. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fumed oak — n. oak wood given a darker color and more distinct marking by exposure to ammonia fumes * * * …   Universalium

  • Fumed Silica —  Fumed Silica  Получают из однокомпонентного стекла из чистого оксида кремния (природные разновидности кремнезёма горного хрусталя, жильного кварца и кварцевого песка, а также синтетической двуокиси кремния). Используется в качестве… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

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