foam

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  • Info A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. more...
  • It seemed very strange to see white foaming water high above our heads. Cited from From John O'Groats to Land's End, by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • And he ran them single-handed till their sides were white with foam.
  • Another moment and the great mountain of foaming water had reached to where we stood. Cited from The Rover's Secret, by Harry Collingwood
  • His face turned green and blue, and he began to foam at the mouth.
  • A foam is said to be regular when its structure is ordered.
  • How long my body was the sport of that foaming water I cannot tell. Cited from Henry Brocken, by Walter J. de la Mare
  • Open- and closed-cell metal foam can also be used as core materials.
  • He came on so fast that the water foamed round him. Cited from Stories of American Life and Adventure, by Edward Eggleston
  • One cry escaped him, and the wild foaming waters closed over his head. Cited from Fred Markham in Russia, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Not one of them foamed at the mouth or looked out of the corner of his eyes. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He foams at the mouth, they tell me, when he sees one. Cited from Rilla of Ingleside, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Foams in recent years have nearly eliminated some or most of these problems.
  • The sea had changed greatly, and came dancing and foaming up round us. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • They are also used in industrial applications where high, stable foam is required.
  • Foams used in this method are either closed-cell or open-cell.
  • It stood up in the midst of foaming water, full twenty feet from the bank. Cited from The Crew of the Water Wagtail, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • I fully expected to find it foaming over the top. Cited from Will of the Mill, by George Manville Fenn
  • Through our last night on shore, Drink to the foam, Until we meet once more.
  • Thus the two together were drawn through the foaming sea towards the packet. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The men worked well, and we sped through foaming water for perhaps a quarter hour. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
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Meaning of foam

  • noun A mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun A lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture
  • verb Become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    The boiling soup was frothing, The river was foaming, Sparkling water