Definition of 'fume'
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On the left flank, the tank crews were overcome with fumes from the engine and got lost. The Sun (2016)Last month London suffered its worst episode of pollution for five years, with a brown haze caused by diesel fumes and wood smoke from domestic fires. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A STUDENT died after being overcome from noxious fumes at a university halls of residence. The Sun (2017)That air is often stagnant and cooked by sunshine that turns exhaust fumes into toxic ozone gas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was not a display from a side supposedly fuming and furious about losing a manager. The Sun (2010)This means less car fumes and an easy way to keep fit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They give off fumes for hours and hours after you have used them. The Sun (2012)Ten emergency workers were rushed to hospital after being overcome by fumes from the chemical. The Sun (2009)The fumes of the fuel in their squashed space made it hard to breathe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Researchers blamed genetic changes triggered by toxic fumes and warned they may also increase cancer risk. The Sun (2009)She is still fuming it took her so long to get it out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two cops who found him also needed hospital treatment after being overcome by toxic fumes. The Sun (2015)Life was fragile and it was shrouded in exhaust fumes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is also concerned about the fumes that it gives out into the cramped shack. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most paints can take weeks to dry completely and stop exuding toxic fumes. Stay Well This Winter (1989)They were found in the hold of the vessel after being overcome by fumes from the engine. The Sun (2015)Fans stopped exhaust fumes heating it up. The Sun (2014)Everyone on the street is fuming about it. The Sun (2014)Certainly traders were still fuming yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It says that the driver knows where he is going and that there are more than two fumes in the fuel tank. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It smells old: a combination of bricks and marble mixed with paint fumes and cigarette smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The pellets give off poisonous fumes, so we have to be very careful. The Sun (2009)Returning triumphantly to the paddock, the jockey found the farmer who had hired him fuming with rage. Christianity Today (2000)It will give off fumes and smoke the first time you use your stove, so open doors and windows. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My mother's claim was that toxic fumes from chemicals used in the manufacturing process leaked into her house behind the shop. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I'm not the only person who fumes with rage over the sheer length of time it takes to pay. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'fume'
British English: fume VERB
If you fume over something, you express annoyance and anger about it.
It's monstrous!' Jackie fumed.
He was still fuming over the remark.
British English: fume NOUN
Fumes are the unpleasant and often unhealthy smoke and gases that are produced by fires or by things such as chemicals, fuel, or cooking.
...car exhaust fumes.
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