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Meaning of FULGURATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ful"gu*ra`tion\, n. [L. fulguratio: cf. F.
fulguration.]
1. The act of lightening. [R.] --Donne.

2. (Assaying) The sudden brightening of a fused globule of
   gold or silver, when the last film of the oxide of lead or
   copper leaves its surface; -- also called {blick}.

         A phenomenon called, by the old chemists,
         fulguration.                          --Ure.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Destroying tissue using an electric current.
 

 

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