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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Bleak  \Bleak\,  n.  [From  {Bleak},  a.,  cf  {Blay}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  European  river  fish  ({Leuciscus  alburnus}),  of  the 
  family  Cyprinid[ae];  the  blay.  [Written  also  {blick}.] 
  Note:  The  silvery  pigment  lining  the  scales  of  the  bleak  is 
  used  in  the  manufacture  of  artificial  pearls.  --Baird. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Fulguration  \Ful"gu*ra`tion\,  n.  [L.  fulguratio:  cf  F. 
  1.  The  act  of  lightening.  [R.]  --Donne. 
  2.  (Assaying)  The  sudden  brightening  of  a  fused  globule  of 
  gold  or  silver,  when  the  last  film  of  the  oxide  of  lead  or 
  copper  leaves  its  surface;  --  also  called  {blick}. 
  A  phenomenon  called  by  the  old  chemists, 
  fulguration.  --Ure.