a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
be mad, angry, or furious
emit a cloud of fine particles
"The chimney was fuming"
treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
A gas or vapour/vapor that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. Fumes are solid particles formed by condensation from the gaseous state, e.g. metal oxides from volatilized metals. They can flocculate and coalesce. Their particle size is between 0.1 and 1 micron. (A micron is one millionth of a metre)
Don't stand around in there breathing the fumes while the adhesive cures.
A material that has been vaporized from the solid state to the gas state and re-coalesced to the solid state.
Expose something (especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints.
To feel or express great anger.
He's still fuming about the argument they had yesterday.
exhalation; volatile matter (esp. noxious vapor or smoke) ascending in a dense body; smoke; vapor; reek; as, the fumes of tobacco
rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self-control; as, the fumes of passion
anything vaporlike, unsubstantial, or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination
the incense of praise; inordinate flattery
to smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor
to be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied
to pass off in fumes or vapors
to be in a rage; to be hot with anger
to expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur; to fill with fumes, vapors, odors, etc., as a room
to praise inordinately; to flatter
to throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor
Origin: [L. fumus; akin to Skr. dhma smoke, dh to shake, fan a flame, cf. Gr. qy`ein to sacrifice, storm, rage, qy`mon, qy`mos, thyme, and perh. to E. dust: cf. OF. fum smoke, F. fume. Cf. Dust, n., Femerell, Thyme.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fūm, n. smoke or vapour: any volatile matter: heat of mind, rage, a passionate person: anything unsubstantial, vain conceit.—v.i. to smoke: to throw off vapour: to be in a rage: to offer incense to.—n. Fum′atory, a place for smoking or fumigation.—adjs. Fū′mid, smoky; Fumif′erous, producing fumes.—n. Fumos′ity, quality of being fumous: (pl.) the fumes arising from over eating or drinking.—adjs. Fum′ous, Fumose′, Fum′y, producing fumes. [O. Fr. fum—L. fumus, smoke.]
The numerical value of fume in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fume in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Translations for fume
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- استشاط غضبا, ثارArabic
- ядосвам се, изпарение, пуша, гневя се, дим, димяBulgarian
- qualmen, Rauch, schäumen, rauchen, QualmGerman
- humo, humear, echar humoSpanish
- kihistä kiukusta, höyrytä, puhista raivosta, höyryFinnish
- battere i piedi, mangarsi il fegato, fumare, rodersi il fegato, rodersiItalian
- duman, köpürmek, tütmek, is, külTurkish
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