Ful"gu*ra`tion (?), n. [L. fulguratio: cf. F. fulguration.]

1.

The act of lightening.

[R.]

Donne.

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.

A phenomenon called, by the old chemists, fulguration. Ure.

 

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