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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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Fuming time varies depending on the size of the chamber; however, in most instances, fuming times ranging from 30 seconds to 4 minutes are sufficient.
You've got a huge urban area--some 20 million people--and you've got a fuming volcano that is impacting the population directly with sulfur dioxide," says Greg L.
The researchers then tried to develop the latent prints at timed intervals by employing several methods, including the use of lasers, alternate light sources, iodine/silver transfer, cyanoacrylate fuming (commonly referred to as "glue fuming"), regular and fluorescent powders, specially formulated powders, regular and fluorescent magnetic powders, liquid iodine, RAM, ardrox, and thenoyl europium chelate.
Initial indications were favorable in that zinc fuming could be achieved from an agitated slag/matte melt.