A gas or vapour/vapor that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. Fumes are solid particles formed by condensation from the gaseous state, e.g. metal oxides from volatilized metals. They can flocculate and coalesce. Their particle size is between 0.1 and 1 micron. (A micron is one millionth of a metre) (noun)
A material that has been vaporized from the solid state to the gas state and re-coalesced to the solid state. (noun)
Emit fumes. (verb)
Expose something (especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints. (verb)
To feel or express great anger. (verb)
Examples of word fume
Every day the Mayor delays and the bloggers fume is one more day that old, ugly, unsafe structure stays up.
"Every day the Mayor delays and the bloggers fume is one more day that old, ugly, unsafe structure stays up."
But when the system malfunctions, chemical contaminants can occasionally end up circulating through the airplane, creating a so-called fume event.
It is possible according to government sources that one flight in 100 may suffer a "fume" event (contamination may even be more frequent), but it is accepted most events are never reported at all.
Dalglish can well "fume" at the penalty decision but there were many shots of this and there WAS contact from behind - despite Berbatov's theatre.