Pronunciation: fūm
n.1.Exhalation; volatile matter (esp. noxious vapor or smoke) ascending in a dense body; smoke; vapor; reek; as, the fumes of tobacco.
The fumes of new shorn hay.
- T. Warton.
2.Rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self-control; as, the fumes of passion.
3.Anything vaporlike, unsubstantial, or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination.
A show of fumes and fancies.
- Bacon.
4.The incense of praise; inordinate flattery.
5.(Metal.) Solid material deposited by condensation of fumes; as, lead fume (a grayish powder chiefly lead sulphate).
In a fume
in ill temper, esp. from impatience.
v. i.1.To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor.
[imp. & p. p. Fumed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fuming.]
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.
4.To be in a rage; to be hot with anger.
While her mother did fret, and her father did fume.
- Sir W. Scott.
To fume away
to give way to excitement and displeasure; to storm; also, to pass off in fumes.
v. t.1.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.
2.To praise inordinately; to flatter.
They demi-deify and fume him so.
- Cowper.
3.To throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor.
The heat will fume away most of the scent.
- Montimer.
Noun1.fume - a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
Synonyms: smoke
Verb1.fume - be mad, angry, or furious
2.fume - emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming"
Synonyms: smoke
3.fume - treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
Synonyms: fumigate
4.fume - be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
Synonyms: reek
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Translate Fume to German, Translate Fume to French
Fumaria claviculata
Fumaria fungosa
Fumaria officinalis
Fumaria sempervirens
fumaric acid
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Fumed oak
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