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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas;
[syn: smoke, fume]


VERB (4)

1. be mad, angry, or furious;

2. emit a cloud of fine particles;
- Example: "The chimney was fuming"
[syn: fume, smoke]

3. treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests;
[syn: fumigate, fume]

4. be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face;
[syn: reek, fume]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fume \Fume\, v. t. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] She fumed the temple with an odorous flame. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To praise inordinately; to flatter. [1913 Webster] They demi-deify and fume him so. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor. [1913 Webster] The heat will fume away most of the scent. --Montimer. [1913 Webster] How vicious hearts fume frenzy to the brain! --Young. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 altar fumed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Silenus lay, Whose constant cups lay fuming to his brain. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] 2. To be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied. [1913 Webster] Keep his brain fuming. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To pass off in fumes or vapors. [1913 Webster] Their parts are kept from fuming away by their fixity. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster] 4. To be in a rage; to be hot with anger. [1913 Webster] He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] While her mother did fret, and her father did fume. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] To fume away, to give way to excitement and displeasure; to storm; also, to pass off in fumes. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fume n 1: a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas [syn: smoke, fume] v 1: be mad, angry, or furious 2: emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming" [syn: fume, smoke] 3: treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests [syn: fumigate, fume] 4: be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face [syn: reek, fume]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

285 Moby Thesaurus words for "fume": achromatize, ado, aerate, aerify, afterdamp, agitation, anhydrate, aroma, ash, ashes, atomize, be livid, be pissed, blackdamp, blanch, blast-freeze, bleach, blow, blow a gasket, blow up, bluster, bobbery, boil, boil over, boiling, brand, brawl, breath, breathe out, brine, bristle, broil, brouhaha, browned off, burn, bustle, cacophony, calx, carbon, carbonate, carry on, chafe, chaos, charcoal, chlorinate, chokedamp, churn, cinder, clinker, cloud, coal, coke, commotion, conturbation, cure, damp, decolor, decolorize, definite odor, dehydrate, desiccate, detectable odor, dim, discolor, discomposure, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, distill, disturbance, drain, drain of color, dross, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, dudgeon, dull, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, effluvium, emanation, embalm, embroilment, emit, essence, etherify, etherize, etiolate, evacuate, evaporate, excitement, exhalation, exhale, exhaust, expire, explode, fade, fanaticism, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, fetid air, fever, feverishness, fidgets, firedamp, flap, flare up, flatus, flavor, flip out, fluid, fluidize, flurry, fluster, flutteration, foam, foment, fomentation, foofaraw, fractionate, fragrance, freeze, freeze-dry, frenzy, fret, fumes, fumigate, furor, furore, fury, fuss, gas, gasify, give off, give out, give vent to, go on, have a conniption, high dudgeon, hubbub, huff, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, hydrogenate, inquietude, irradiate, jerk, jitters, jumpiness, kipper, lava, let out, maelstrom, malaise, malaria, marinade, marinate, mephitis, miasma, miff, moil, mummify, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, odor, open the floodgates, open the sluices, oxygenate, pale, pandemonium, passion, pell-mell, perfume, peroxide, perturbation, pet, pickle, pique, pissed off, pollution, preservatize, puff, puff of smoke, quick-freeze, racket, rage, raise Cain, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rant, rant and rave, rave, redolence, reek, refrigerate, restlessness, roil, rout, row, ruckus, ruffle, rumpus, salt, savor, scent, scoria, season, seethe, seething, send out, simmer, sizzle, slag, smell, smog, smoke, smoke-cure, smolder, smoulder, smudge, smut, soot, spoor, spray, steam, stench, stew, stink, stir, storm, storminess, stuff, sublimate, sublime, subtle odor, sullage, sweat, swirl, swirling, swivet, take on, tarnish, tempestuousness, throw a fit, throw off, tiff, tizzy, to-do, tone down, trace, trail, trepidation, trepidity, tumult, tumultuation, tumultuousness, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease, unrest, uproar, upset, vapor, vaporize, volatile, volatilize, vortex, wash out, water vapor, whiff, whirl, whiten, wildness, yeastiness, zeal, zealousness