how to pronounce fulminate


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The above transcription of fulminate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

fulminate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fulminate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… capsules of mercury fulminate which was …”

meanings of fulminate


  1. To strike with lightning; to cause to explode.
  2. To thunder or make a loud noise.
  3. To make a verbal attack.
  4. To issue as a denunciation.


  1. Any salt or ester of fulminic acid, mostly explosive.

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