'Fulguration' definitions:

Definition of 'Fulguration'

  • Fulguration \Ful"gu*ra`tion\, n. [L. fulguratio: cf. F. fulguration.]
  • 1. The act of lightening. [R.] --Donne. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. (Assaying) The sudden brightening of a fused globule of gold or silver, when the last film of the oxide of lead or copper leaves its surface; -- also called blick. [1913 Webster]
  • A phenomenon called, by the old chemists, fulguration. --Ure. [1913 Webster]