Definitions for fumefyum

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fumefyum(n.; v.)fumed, fum•ing.

  1. (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.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. an irritable or angry mood:

    to be in a fume.

  3. (v.t.)to emit or exhale, as fumes or vapor.

  4. to treat with or expose to fumes.

  5. (v.i.)to show fretful irritation or anger:

    She always fumes when the mail is late.

  6. to rise, or pass off, as fumes.

  7. to emit fumes.

Origin of fume:

1350–1400; ME < OF fum < L fūmus smoke, steam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smoke, fume(verb)

    a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

  2. fume(verb)

    be mad, angry, or furious

  3. fume, smoke(verb)

    emit a cloud of fine particles

    "The chimney was fuming"

  4. fumigate, fume(verb)

    treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests

  5. reek, fume(verb)

    be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fume(verb)fyum

    to be very angry

    I was secretly fuming over/about it.

Wiktionary

  1. fume(Noun)

    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.

  2. fume(Noun)

    A material that has been vaporized from the solid state to the gas state and re-coalesced to the solid state.

  3. fume(Verb)

    Emit fumes.

  4. fume(Verb)

    Expose something (especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints.

  5. fume(Verb)

    To feel or express great anger.

    He's still fuming about the argument they had yesterday.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fume(noun)

    exhalation; volatile matter (esp. noxious vapor or smoke) ascending in a dense body; smoke; vapor; reek; as, the fumes of tobacco

  2. Fume(noun)

    rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self-control; as, the fumes of passion

  3. Fume(noun)

    anything vaporlike, unsubstantial, or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination

  4. Fume(noun)

    the incense of praise; inordinate flattery

  5. Fume(noun)

    to smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor

  6. Fume(noun)

    to be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied

  7. Fume(noun)

    to pass off in fumes or vapors

  8. Fume(noun)

    to be in a rage; to be hot with anger

  9. Fume(verb)

    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

  10. Fume(verb)

    to praise inordinately; to flatter

  11. Fume(verb)

    to throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor


Translations for fume

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fume(noun)

smoke or vapour which can be seen or smelled

He smelled the petrol fumes.

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