Fulminic

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fulminic pertaining to an acid used in preparing explosive compounds
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. fulmināre, -ātumfulmen (for fulgimen), lightning—fulgēre, to shine.

Usage

In literature:

Socola on his arrival at Montgomery from Charleston read these fulminations from the North with amazement and rage.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Proximity to the Church of Rome divests its fulminations of half their terrors.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
It contained a pinch of fulminate and a few bits of gravel.
"At War with Pontiac" by Kirk Munroe and J. Finnemore
These are furnished with fulminating crackers, which explode with terrific noise as the bull careers about the ring.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
All the pulpits began to fulminate against him.
"The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace
It was an era of fervent meetings and fulminating resolutions.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
But first he had to fulminate.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Laughter mingled with their jeers at the absurd figure he presented, fulminating and flying at the same time.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
The Republic's First Fleet blew up the customary deserted target hulk, fulminated over a sneak sabotage attack and moved in its destroyers.
"The Adventurer" by Cyril M. Kornbluth
Sowles continued to fulminate.
"Telempathy" by Vance Simonds
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In news:

Fulminant pneumonia with cavitary destruction of lung parenchyma.
Fulminant Clostridium difficile Colitis—Invited Critique.
This review confirms the substantial mortality associated with fulminant C difficile colitis (FCDC).
So Colin Powell, fulminating about the economy (as if he is an expert on that.
The feeling is accentuated by Andersen's off-camera voice — angrily fulminating, lamenting long-gone hamburger joints.
Fulminant Clostridium difficile Colitis—Invited Critique.
Fulminant pneumonia with cavitary destruction of lung parenchyma.
In this article, we report a case of myxoid liposarcoma of the supraclavicular fossa with a fulminant course.
Acute fulminant cecal volvulus ischemic bowel with pseudomembranous colitis (Online Only).
The disease is usually mild, except in pregnant women, who have a high case-fatality rate from fulminant hepatic failure.
And Ryan certainly did his share of anti-Obama fulminating.
In stark contrast (I hope) to the thumbsucking and fulminating about the horrific events in Aurora, Colo.
While Thomas's fulminations are heartfelt, they border on the repetitious.
So Colin Powell , fulminating about the economy (as if he is an expert on that.
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