fumer

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See also: fümer

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fumer (plural fumers)

  1. One who makes or uses perfumes.
  2. That which fumes, something that produces or emits smoke or other vapor.
    • 1977, Frankford arsenal, Robert Trifiletti, Gas Generators for Base Drag Reduction[1], page 1:
      The best fumer concepts evaluated to date employ pyrotechnic type mixes with additives (burning rate modifiers, gaseous output modifiers) and/or gas flow-restricting baseplates.
    • 1990, United States Department of the Army, Military Explosives[2], page 3-3:
      Tracers and fumers are small, smoke producing charges that are placed in projectiles. [] A fumer produces smoke at the proper rate to fill the partial vacuum that movement through the air creates behind the projectile.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fumer, from Old French, from Latin fūmāre, present active infinitive of fūmō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /fy.me/

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fumer

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to smoke
  2. (intransitive) to emit smoke
  3. (intransitive) to steam
    • 1963, Nicolas Bouvier, L'Usage du Monde, 2005 ed., Payot & Rivages, →ISBN, p. 164
      J'en ressortais vers six heures, léger, lavé jusqu'à l'âme et fumant dans le froid comme un torchon mouillé.
      — I would re-emerge at about six o'clock, light and clean right through to the spirit, and steaming in the cold like a damp dishcloth. — 1992, Robyn Marsack (trans.), The Way of the World, 2011 ed., Eland, →ISBN

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Latin[edit]

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fūmer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of fūmō

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

fumer

  1. to smoke (cook using smoke)

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  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.