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English → English (gcide) Definition: In a fume Fume \Fume\ (f[=u]m), n. [L. fumus; akin to Skr. dh[=u]ma smoke, dh[=u] to shake, fan a flame, cf. Gr. qy`ein to sacrifice, storm, rage, qy`mon, qy`mos, thyme, and perh. to E. dust: cf. OF. fum smoke, F. fum['e]e. Cf. Dust, n., Femerell, Thyme.] 1. Exhalation; volatile matter (esp. noxious vapor or smoke) ascending in a dense body; smoke; vapor; reek; as, the fumes of tobacco. [1913 Webster] The fumes of new shorn hay. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster] The fumes of undigested wine. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self-control; as, the fumes of passion. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything vaporlike, unsubstantial, or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination. [1913 Webster] A show of fumes and fancies. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. The incense of praise; inordinate flattery. [1913 Webster] To smother him with fumes and eulogies. --Burton. [1913 Webster] 5. (Metal.) Solid material deposited by condensation of fumes; as, lead fume (a grayish powder chiefly lead sulphate). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] In a fume, in ill temper, esp. from impatience. [1913 Webster]


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