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Definition of fume:

  1. Anything vaporlike, unsubstantial, or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination.
  2. Exhalation; volatile matter ( esp. noxious vapor or smoke) ascending in a dense body; smoke; vapor; reek; as, the fumes of tobacco.
  3. Rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self- control; as, the fumes of passion.
  4. Solid material deposited by condensation of fumes; as, lead fume ( a grayish powder chiefly lead sulphate).
  5. The incense of praise; inordinate flattery.
  6. To be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied.
  7. To be in a rage; to be hot with anger.
  8. To expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur; to fill with fumes, vapors, odors, etc., as a room.
  9. To pass off in fumes or vapors.
  10. To praise inordinately; to flatter.
  11. To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor.
  12. To throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor.


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