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Meaning of FULMINATING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ful"mi*na"ting\, a.
1. Thundering; exploding in a peculiarly sudden or violent
   manner.

2. Hurling denunciations, menaces, or censures.

{Fulminating oil}, nitroglycerin.

{Fulminating powder} (Chem.) any violently explosive powder,
   but especially one of the fulminates, as mercuric
   fulminate.

 

 

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