fuming

fuming
Giving forth a visible vapor, a property of concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acid s, and certain other substances. [L. fumus, smoke]

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fum·ing (fūmґing) [L. fumus smoke] smoking; emitting a visible vapor.

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  • Fuming — Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuming — Fume Fume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fuming}.] [Cf. F. fumer, L. fumare to smoke. See {Fume}, n.] 1. To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor. [1913 Webster] Where the golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fuming — fume ► NOUN ▪ a gas or vapour that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. ► VERB 1) emit fumes. 2) expose (something, especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints. 3) feel great anger. DERIVATIVES fuming adjective fumy …   English terms dictionary

  • Fuming liquor of Libavius — Fuming Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuming sulphuric acid — Fuming Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuming sulphuric acid — see ↑oleum under ↑oleate • • • Main Entry: ↑fume …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fuming liquor of Libavius — Stannic Stan nic ( n[i^]k), a. [L. stannum tin: cf. F. stannique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tin; derived from or containing tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with {stannous}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuming nitric acid — noun : concentrated nitric acid containing dissolved nitrogen oxides prepared as either a colorless to pale yellow or a red to brown corrosive poisonous liquid and used especially as a nitrating agent and as a powerful oxidizing agent (as in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuming sulphuric acid — Sulphuric Sul*phu ric, a. [Cf. F. sulfurique.] 1. Of or pertaining to sulphur; as, a sulphuric smell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Derived from, or containing, sulphur; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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