fume fume  /ˈfjum/


  1. (n) a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
  2. (v) be mad, angry, or furious
  3. (v) emit a cloud of fine particles
  4. (v) treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
  5. (v) be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face


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  • In humans, DuPont acknowledges, they can cause a reversible flulike condition called polymer-fume fever, first noted in the company's labs.


  1. Fume Blanc a great wine

    This week's wine of the week is a 2011 Grgich Hills Estate Fume Blanc
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. A nod to the late wine country pioneer Robert Mondavi

    The popular Napa Valley destination, Robert Mondavi Winery, celebrated their late founder, Robert Mondavi, and his 100 th birthday on June 18 th . Margrit Mondavi, Vice President of Cultural Affairs at the winery, and Genevieve Janssens, Director of Winemaking, hosted a public toast to celebrate Robert and his 100 th . All guests received a glass of Robert Mondavi Winery Fume Blanc, a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KTVU


  1. "We actually believe he was attempting to create an aerosol or some kind of fume that would ignite later," Buchanan said.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Pat Buchanan Source: AFP

  2. William Shakespeare, the father of English literature, wrote: "Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers' tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a...
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: William Shakespeare Source: Sun.Star

  3. "That is making them fume, because it shows that their theory is not at all intelligent," Comfort said.
    on Sep 30, 2009 By: Ray Comfort Source: WND.com

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