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fum·ing

(fyūm'ing),
Giving forth a visible vapor, a property of concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acids, and certain other substances.
[L. fumus, smoke]

fuming

/fum·ing/ (fūm´ing) emitting a visible vapor.

fuming

producing a visible vapor.

fum·ing

(fyūm'ing)
Giving forth a visible vapor, a property of concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acids, and of certain other substances.
[L. fumus, smoke]
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The assistant superintendent, still shaken by Raskolnikov's disrespect, still fuming and obviously anxious to keep up his wounded dignity, pounced on the unfortunate smart lady, who had been gazing at him ever since he came in with an exceedingly silly smile.
AFTER a five- year- long wait, the Delhi Police might finally be able to lay its hands on one of the most important equipments for scientific investigation -- Cyanoacrylate Fuming Chamber ( CFC) this year in June.
Following proper safety precautions (including a chemical lab coat/apron, safety goggles, and thick butyl gloves), pour out a small amount (10 to 15 mL) of fuming nitric acid and fuming sulfuric acid into separate labeled vials while under the fume hood.
Both TruLo(R) Max Lo Odor, Lo Fuming asphalt and TruLo(R) Lo Odor asphalt are available at Trumbull distributor locations nationwide.
Warrick of Dow Coming first cites the use of silicas, "producible by known fuming processes which have the pore volume and heat of wetting defined," for improving the mechanical properties of a silicone rubber (ref.
Scott Coors was fuming at the injustice of not being able to buy his family's brand of beer at the Midnight Sun?
Officials in Mexico City scrubbed away much of the region's sulfur pollution 7 years ago, but an industrious nearby volcano is undermining that effort by fuming the city with natural emissions, according to a team of Mexican and U.