[fuhl-muh-nuh nt] /ˈfʌl mə nənt/
occurring suddenly and with great intensity or severity; .
Pathology. developing or progressing suddenly:
sudden and violent; fulminating
(pathol) (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
c.1600, from French fulminant or directly from Latin fulminantem (nominative fulminans), present participle of fulminare (see fulminate). As a noun from 1808.
fulminant ful·mi·nant (ful’mə-nənt, fŭl’-)
Occurring suddenly, rapidly, and with great severity or intensity, usually of pain.
ful’mi·nat’ing (-nā’tĭng) adj.
[fuhl-muh-neyt] /ˈfʌl məˌneɪt/ verb (used without object), fulminated, fulminating. 1. to explode with a loud noise; detonate. 2. to issue denunciations or the like (usually followed by against): The minister fulminated against legalized vice. verb (used with object), fulminated, fulminating. 3. to cause to explode. 4. to issue or pronounce with vehement denunciation, condemnation, or […]
noun 1. . noun, Chemistry. 1. a gray, crystalline solid, Hg(CNO) 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of commercial and military detonators.
noun 1. a fulminate.
noun 1. powder that explodes by percussion. 2. a fulminate. noun 1. powder that detonates by percussion