Definitions for "Fulminate"
To thunder; hence, to make a loud, sudden noise; to detonate; to explode with a violent report.
To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.
To cause to explode.
To expound or preach with fervor, conviction, and exaggeration.
Fulminates are chemical compounds which include the fulminate anion. The fulminate anion is a pseudohalic anion, acting like a halogen with its charge and reactivity. Due to the instability of the anion, they are friction-sensitive explosives.
to occur suddenly with great intensity
come on suddenly and intensely; "the disease fulminated"
Keywords:  ester, salt, acid, see
A salt of fulminic acid. See under Fulminic.
a salt or ester of fulminic acid
criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"
Keywords:  powder
A fulminating powder.