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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Where  the  golden  altar  fumed.  --Milton. 
 
  Silenus  lay,  Whose  constant  cups  lay  fuming  to  his 
  brain.  --Roscommon. 
 
  2.  To  be  as  in  a  mist;  to  be  dulled  and  stupefied. 
 
  Keep  his  brain  fuming.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  pass  off  in  fumes  or  vapors. 
 
  Their  parts  pre  kept  from  fuming  away  by  their 
  fixity.  --Cheyne. 
 
  4.  To  be  in  a  rage;  to  be  hot  with  anger. 
 
  He  frets,  he  fumes,  he  stares,  he  stamps  the  ground. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  While  her  mother  did  fret,  and  her  father  did  fume. 
  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  {To  tame  away},  to  give  way  to  excitement  and  displeasure;  to 
  storm;  also  to  pass  off  in  fumes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuming  \Fum"ing\,  a. 
  Producing  fumes,  or  vapors. 
 
  {Cadet's  fuming  liquid}  (Chem.),  alkarsin. 
 
  {Fuming  liquor  of  Libsvius}  (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}. 




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