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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ful·mi·nate /-ˌnet/
 (vt.)使爆發,以嚴詞譴責(vi.)爆炸,怒喝,電閃雷酸鹽,雷汞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ful·mi·nate n.  Chem. (a) A salt of fulminic acid. See under Fulminic. (b) A fulminating powder.
 Fulminate of gold, an explosive compound of gold; -- called also fulminating gold, and aurum fulminans.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ful·mi·nate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fulminated p. pr. & vb. n. Fulminating.]
 1. To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report.
 2. To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ful·mi·nate, v. t.
 1. To cause to explode.
 2. To utter or send out with denunciations or censures; -- said especially of menaces or censures uttered by ecclesiastical authority.
    They fulminated the most hostile of all decrees.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fulminate
      n : a salt or ester of fulminic acid
      v 1: criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans'
           plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad
           social policies" [syn: rail]
      2: come on suddenly and intensely; "the disease fulminated"
      3: cause to explode violently and with loud noise