verb (used without object), ful·mi·nat·ed, ful·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), ful·mi·nat·ed, ful·mi·nat·ing.
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The gun nuts—and obviously, not all gun owners are nuts, not even a majority—fulminate endlessly about their rights.
With Osama bin Laden inconveniently dead, the party out of power needs someone to fulminate against.
This flare was communicated to the percussion cap, or fulminate of mercury, at the base of the cartridge.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
Mercury fulminate is more often employed in the detonator, and is prepared from mercury, alcohol, and nitric acid.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The most tremendous explosives refuse to explode unless some detonator like fulminate of mercury is set off first.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Digest copper (in powder or filings) with fulminate of mercury or of silver, and a little water.
It greatly resembles fulminate of silver in its appearance and general properties.