Fuming
Fuming Fum"ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster]

{Cadet's fuming liquid} (Chem.), alkarsin.

{Fuming liquor of Libavius} (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.

{Fuming sulphuric acid}. (Chem.) Same as {Disulphuric acid}, uder {Disulphuric}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fuming — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fuming — fume ► NOUN ▪ a gas or vapour that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. ► VERB 1) emit fumes. 2) expose (something, especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints. 3) feel great anger. DERIVATIVES fuming adjective fumy …   English terms dictionary

  • fuming — adjective a) that fumes b) very angry …   Wiktionary

  • fuming — Giving forth a visible vapor, a property of concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acid s, and certain other substances. [L. fumus, smoke] * * * fum·ing (fūmґing) [L. fumus smoke] smoking; emitting a visible vapor …   Medical dictionary

  • fuming — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, aerial, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, airy, alight, ardent, blazing, burning, candent, candescent, comburent, conflagrant, enraged, ethereal, fierce, fighting mad, flagrant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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

  • fuming — adj angry, enraged, furious, livid, incensed, raging, seething, boiling COLLOQ. ranting and raving, steamed up, uptight, mad, hopping mad, raving mad, seeing red, in a lather, disgruntled, up in arms, hot under the collar; N Am ticked off ≠ calm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuming liquor of Libavius — Fuming Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {Cadet s fuming liquid} (Chem.), alkarsin. {Fuming liquor of Libavius} (Old Chem.), stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, {SnCl4}, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuming sulphuric acid — Fuming Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {Cadet s fuming liquid} (Chem.), alkarsin. {Fuming liquor of Libavius} (Old Chem.), stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, {SnCl4}, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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