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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fumed p. pr. & vb. n. Fuming.]
 1. To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor.
    Where the golden altar fumed.   --Milton.
 Silenus lay,
 Whose constant cups lay fuming to his brain.   --Roscommon.
 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.
    Their parts are kept from fuming away by their fixity.   --Cheyne.
 4. To be in a rage; to be hot with anger.
    He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.   --Dryden.
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fum·ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors.
 Cadet's fuming liquid Chem., alkarsin.
 Fuming liquor of Libavius Old Chem., stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, SnCl4, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in the air. Mixed with water it solidifies to the so-called butter of tin.
 Fuming sulphuric acid. Chem. Same as Disulphuric acid, uder Disulphuric.