[fyoo-mar-ik] /fyuˈmær ɪk/
of or derived from fumaric acid.
noun 1. a colorless, odorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 4 H 4 O 4 , isomeric with maleic acid, essential to cellular respiration in most eukaryotic organisms: used in the making of synthetic resins and as a replacement for tartaric acid in beverages and baking powders. /fjuːˈmærɪk/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline acid with […]
[fyoo-muh-rohl] /ˈfyu məˌroʊl/ noun 1. a hole in or near a volcano, from which vapor rises. /ˈfjuːməˌrəʊl/ noun 1. a vent in or near a volcano from which hot gases, esp steam, are emitted fumarole (fy’mə-rōl’) A vent in the surface of the Earth from which hot smoke and gases escape. Fumaroles are found on […]
[fyoo-muh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-] /ˌfyu məˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-/ noun, plural fumatoria [fyoo-muh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ˌfyu məˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA) 1. an airtight structure in which plants are fumigated to destroy fungi or insects. /ˌfjuːməˈtɔːrɪəm/ noun (pl) -riums, -ria (-rɪə) 1. an airtight chamber in which insects and fungi on organic matter or plants are […]
[fyoo-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈfyu məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. of or relating to smoke, especially tobacco smoke, or to a place for smoking. 2. of or relating to fumigation. noun, plural fumatories. 3. a place for smoking or fumigation. /ˈfjuːmətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to smoking or fumigation noun (pl) -ries 2. another […]
[fuhm-buh l] /ˈfʌm bəl/ verb (used without object), fumbled, fumbling. 1. to feel or grope about clumsily: She fumbled in her purse for the keys. 2. Sports. to fumble the ball. verb (used with object), fumbled, fumbling. 3. to make, handle, etc., clumsily or inefficiently: to fumble an attempt; He fumbled his way through the […]