Fulguration

Ful"gu*ra`tion

(?), n. [L. fulguratio: cf. F. fulguration.] 1. The act of lightening. [R.] Donne.
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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.
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A phenomenon called, by the old chemists, fulguration.
Ure.
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