Syn. Completely; entirely; maturely; plentifully; abundantly; plenteously; copiously; largely; amply; sufficiently; clearly; distinctly; perfectly.
(Ful"mar) n. [Icel. fulmar. See foul, and Man a gull.] (Zoöl.) One of several species of sea
birds, of the family Procellariidæ, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species
are the arctic fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (called also fulmar petrel, malduck, and mollemock), and the
(Ful"mi*nant) a. [L. fulminans, p. pr. of fulminare to lighten: cf. F. fulminant.] Thundering; fulminating.
(Ful"mi*nate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fulminated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fulminating.] [L. fulminatus,
p. p. of fulminare to lighten, strike with lightning, fr. fulmen thunderbolt, fr. fulgere to shine. See
Fulgent, and cf. Fulmine.]
1. To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report.
2. To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth
(Ful"mi*nate), v. t.
1. To cause to explode. Sprat.
2. To utter or send out with denunciations or censures; said especially of menaces or censures uttered
by ecclesiastical authority.
They fulminated the most hostile of all decrees.De Quincey.
Fulminate of gold, an explosive compound of gold; called also fulminating gold, and aurum fulminans.
(Ful"mi*nate) n. [Cf. P. fulminate. See Fulminate, v. i.] (Chem.) (a) A salt of fulminic
acid. See under Fulminic. (b) A fulminating powder.
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.