Definitions for fumefyum
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fumefyum(n.; v.)fumed, fum•ing.
(n.)Often, fumes. any smokelike or vaporous exhalation from matter or substances, esp. of an odorous or harmful nature:
tobacco fumes; poisonous fumes of carbon monoxide.
an irritable or angry mood:
to be in a fume.
(v.t.)to emit or exhale, as fumes or vapor.
to treat with or expose to fumes.
(v.i.)to show fretful irritation or anger:
She always fumes when the mail is late.
to rise, or pass off, as fumes.
to emit fumes.
Origin of fume:
1350–1400; ME < OF fum < L fūmus smoke, steam
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to be very angry
I was secretly fuming over/about it.
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
Translations for fume
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
smoke or vapour which can be seen or smelled
He smelled the petrol fumes.
- غاز، دُخانArabic
- gásPortuguese (BR)
- dým; výparCzech
- der Rauch, der DunstGerman
- røg; os; dampDanish
- fumée, vapeur (de)French
- तेज गन्ध से युक्त धुआंHindi
- isparina, zagušljiva paraCroatian
- füst, gőzHungarian
- reykur eða gufaIcelandic
- fumo, esalazioneItalian
- 가스, 연기Korean
- dūmai, garaiLithuanian
- dūmi; garaiņi; tvaiks; izgarojumiLatvian
- røyk, dampNorwegian
- opary, wyziewyPolish
- لوګى، بخار، ګاز، دودPashto
- fum, aburi (de)Romanian
- дым; испарениеRussian
- dym; výparySlovak
- dim, hlapiSlovenian
- rök, dunst[er], ånga, ångorSwedish
- ควัน; ไอThai
- 氣體Chinese (Trad.)
- بھاپ ، دھنواںUrdu
- khói, hơiVietnamese
- 气体Chinese (Simp.)
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