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fulgurating

[ fuhl-gyuh-rey-ting ]
/ ˈfʌl gyəˌreɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
(of pains) sharp and piercing.
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Origin of fulgurating

First recorded in 1670–80; fulgurate + -ing2
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How to use fulgurating in a sentence

  • It is terrified, like Delphos at the fulgurating realities of the vision; it makes tables turn as Dodona did tripods.

    Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
  • How long the young swells have envied Edgar the unusual and fulgurating brilliancy of his headgear!

    A Chambermaid's Diary|Octave Mirbeau

British Dictionary definitions for fulgurating

fulgurating
/ (ˈfʌlɡjʊˌreɪtɪŋ) /

adjective
pathol (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
surgery of or relating to fulguration
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Medical definitions for fulgurating

fulgurating
[ fulgyə-rā′tĭng, -gə-, fŭl- ]

adj.
Lightninglike, especially of sudden shooting pain.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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