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Definition 1: a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for fume in the sense of this definition

(fume is a kind of ...) a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

(... is a kind of fume ) smoke created by the firing of guns

(... is a kind of fume ) a stifling cloud of smoke

Definition 2: be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face - [verb of body]

Synonyms for fume in the sense of this definition

(fume is a kind of ...) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

"exude sweat through the pores"

Definition 3: be mad, angry, or furious - [verb of emotion]

(fume is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

Definition 4: treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for fume in the sense of this definition

(fume is a kind of ...) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

"process cheese" "process hair" "treat the water so it can be drunk" "treat the lawn with chemicals" "treat an oil spill"

Definition 5: emit a cloud of fine particles - [verb of weather]

Samples where fume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The chimney was fuming

Synonyms for fume in the sense of this definition

(fume is a kind of ...) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

"The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"

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