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fulminating


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fulminate  \Ful"mi*nate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fulminated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Fulminating}.]  [L.  fulminatus  p.  p.  of 
  fulminare  to  lighten,  strike  with  lightning,  fr  fulmen 
  thunderbolt,  fr  fulgere  to  shine.  See  {Fulgent},  and  cf 
  {Fulmine}.] 
  1.  To  thunder;  hence  to  make  a  loud,  sudden  noise;  to 
  detonate;  to  explode  with  a  violent  report. 
 
  2.  To  issue  or  send  forth  decrees  or  censures  with  the 
  assumption  of  supreme  authority;  to  thunder  forth  menaces. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fulminating  \Ful"mi*na"ting\,  a. 
  1.  Thundering;  exploding  in  a  peculiarly  sudden  or  violent 
  manner. 
 
  2.  Hurling  denunciations,  menaces,  or  censures. 
 
  {Fulminating  oil},  nitroglycerin. 
 
  {Fulminating  powder}  (Chem.)  any  violently  explosive  powder, 
  but  especially  one  of  the  fulminates,  as  mercuric 
  fulminate. 




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