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Foam

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Noun

1. foam, froth

a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

Example Sentences:
'the beer had a thick head of foam'

2. foam

a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

Verb

3. effervesce, fizz, foam, form bubbles, froth, sparkle

become bubbly or frothy or foaming

Example Sentences:
'The boiling soup was frothing'
'The river was foaming'
'Sparkling water'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Foam

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noun
1. 
a mass of small bubbles of gas formed on the surface of a liquid, such as the froth produced by agitating a solution of soap or detergent in water
2. 
frothy saliva sometimes formed in and expelled from the mouth, as in rabies
3. 
the frothy sweat of a horse or similar animal
4. 
a. 
any of a number of light cellular solids made by creating bubbles of gas in the liquid material and solidifying it: used as insulators and in packaging
b. 
(as modifier)
foam rubber
foam plastic
5. 
a colloid consisting of a gas suspended in a liquid
6. 
a mixture of chemicals sprayed from a fire extinguisher onto a burning substance to create a stable layer of bubbles which smothers the flames
7.  a poetic word for the sea
verb
8. 
to produce or cause to produce foam; froth
9. (intransitive)
to be very angry (esp in the phrase foam at the mouth)

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Foam

see synonyms of foam
noun
1. 
the whitish mass of bubbles formed on or in liquids by agitation, fermentation, etc.
2. 
something like foam, as the heavy sweat of horses, or frothy saliva
3.  OLD-FASHIONED, Poetic
the sea
4. 
a kind of colloid in which a gas is suspended in a liquid or solid matter, having a texture ranging from soft and liquid, as whipped cream, to firm and elastic, as foam rubber
see also gel (sense 1)
verb intransitive
5. 
to form, produce, or gather foam; froth
verb transitive
6. 
to cause to foam

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Foam

see synonyms of foam
n.
1. A colloidal dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid medium, such as shaving cream, foam rubber, or a substance used to fight fires. A foam may be produced, especially on the surface of a liquid, by agitation or by a chemical reaction, such as fermentation.
2. Any of various light, porous, semirigid or spongy materials, usually the solidified form of a liquid full of gas bubbles, used as a building material or for thermal insulation or shock absorption, as in packaging.
3.
a. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
b. The frothy sweat of a horse or other equine animal.
4. The sea.
v. foamed, foam·ing, foams
v.intr.
1. To produce or issue as foam; froth.
2.
a. To produce foam from the mouth, as from exertion or a pathological condition.
b. To be extremely angry; rage: was foaming over the disastrous budget cuts.
3. To teem; seethe: a playground foaming with third graders.
v.tr.
1. To cause to produce foam.
2. To cause to become foam.

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