noun, Chemistry.
a gray, crystalline solid, Hg(CNO) 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of commercial and military detonators.


Read Also:

  • Fulminating-compound

    noun 1. a fulminate.

  • Fulminating-powder

    noun 1. powder that explodes by percussion. 2. a fulminate. noun 1. powder that detonates by percussion

  • Fulmination

    [fuhl-muh-ney-shuh n] /ˌfʌl məˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a violent denunciation or censure: a sermon that was one long fulmination. 2. violent explosion. n. c.1500, from Middle French fulmination, from Latin fulminationem (nominative fulminatio) “discharge of lightning,” noun of action from past participle stem of fulminare (see fulminate).

  • Fulmine

    [fuhl-min] /ˈfʌl mɪn/ verb (used with or without object), fulmined, fulmining. Archaic. 1. to fulminate.

Disclaimer: Fulminate-of-mercury definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.