Spuming
Spume \Spume\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spumed} (sp[=u]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spuming}.] [L. spumare.] To froth; to foam. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • spuming — spjuːm n. froth, foam v. cause to froth, make foam …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Spume — Spume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spumed} (sp[=u]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spuming}.] [L. spumare.] To froth; to foam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spumed — Spume Spume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spumed} (sp[=u]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spuming}.] [L. spumare.] To froth; to foam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spume — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin spuma more at foam Date: 14th century frothy matter on liquids ; foam, scum < ocean spume > • spumous adjective • spumy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spume — spumous, spumy, adj. /spyoohm/, v., spumed, spuming, n. v.t. 1. to eject or discharge as or like foam or froth; spew (often fol. by forth). v.i. 2. to foam; froth. n. 3. foam, froth, or scum. [1300 50; ME < L spuma foam, froth; akin to FOAM] * *… …   Universalium

  • spume — /spjum / (say spyoohm) noun 1. foam; froth; scum. –verb (spumed, spuming) –verb (i) 2. to foam; froth. –verb (t) 3. to send forth as or like foam or froth. {Middle English, from Latin spūma} –spumous, spumy, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • spume — [spyo͞om] n. [ME < MFr espume < L spuma: see FOAM] foam, froth, or scum vt., vi. spumed, spuming to foam or froth spumous adj. spumy spumier spumiest …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”