foam

  • 21foam — 1. noun /fəʊm/ a) A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains. He doesnt like so much foam in his beer. b) sea foam; the sea. A foam mat can soften a hard seat. 2 …

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  • 22foam — 1 noun (U) 1 a mass of small bubble 1 (1) s on the surface of something, such as the sea or coffee, which are formed when air mixes with a liquid 2 a substance used for cleaning or shaving (shave1 (1)) which consists of a mass of small bubble 1… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23foam — /foʊm / (say fohm) noun 1. an aggregation of minute gas bubbles formed in a liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc.; froth. 2. the froth of perspiration formed on the skin of a horse or other animal from great exertion. 3. froth formed in the… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 24foam — n. & v. n. 1 a mass of small bubbles formed on or in liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc. 2 a froth of saliva or sweat. 3 a substance resembling these, e.g. rubber or plastic in a cellular mass. v.intr. 1 emit foam; froth. 2 run with foam. 3… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 25foam — 1. Masses of small bubbles on the surface of a liquid. 2. To produce such bubbles. 3. Masses of air cells in a solid or semisolid, as in f. rubber. human fibrin f. a dry artificial sponge of human fibrin prepared by clotting with thrombin a f. of …

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  • 26foam — Synonyms and related words: Foamite, acid, aerate, air, alabaster, automatic sprinkler, beat, blubber, boil, breakers, breeze, bubble, bubbles, butter, carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, carbon dioxide foam, carbonation, chaff, chalk, chip, churn …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 27foam — [OE] Foam is an ancient word, with several relatives widespread among the Indo European languages, all denoting generally ‘substance made up of bubbles’: Latin pūmex, for instance, from which English gets pumice, and probably Latin spūma, from… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 28foam — [OE] Foam is an ancient word, with several relatives widespread among the Indo European languages, all denoting generally ‘substance made up of bubbles’: Latin pūmex, for instance, from which English gets pumice, and probably Latin spūma, from… …

    Word origins

  • 29foam — noun Foam is used before these nouns: ↑mattress, ↑pad Foam is used after these nouns: ↑craft …

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  • 30foam — noun 1》 a mass of small bubbles formed on or in liquid.     ↘a liquid preparation containing many small bubbles. 2》 a lightweight form of rubber or plastic made by solidifying foam. verb form or produce foam. Derivatives foamless adjective foamy… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 31foam — n. beer. □ How about some more foam? □ All the guy thinks about is foam …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 32FOAM — Forecasting Ocean Assimilation Model (Academic & Science » Ocean Science) ** Foam Optics And Mechanics (Academic & Science » Physics) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 33foam — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. froth, suds, lather, spume. v. i. froth, spume. See agitation, excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bubbles, lather, spume; see froth . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. froth, lather, suds, scum,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34foam — fəʊm n. light frothy mass of bubbles; spongy material (used in upholstery) v. froth, produce or form a light frothy mass of bubbles; cause to foam …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 35FOAM — abbr. Foam Optics and Mechanics Experiment …

    Dictionary of abbreviations

  • 36foam — 1. noun the foam on the waves Syn: froth, spume, surf; fizz, effervescence, bubbles, head; lather, suds 2. verb the water foamed Syn: froth, spume; fizz, effervesce, bubble; …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37foam — 1. noun the foam on the waves Syn: froth, spume, surf, spray, fizz, effervescence, bubbles, head, lather, suds 2. verb the water foamed Syn: froth, fizz, effervesce, bubb …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 38foam — [fəʊm] noun [U] 1) a lot of BUBBLES that stick together on the surface of a liquid 2) a soft thick substance that contains a lot of BUBBLES. It is used for cleaning, washing, or stopping fires. 3) a soft light rubber or plastic substance that… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 39foam —   Hu a, ehu. Sea foam, hu ahu a kai, ehu kai, huna kai, hune kai, kaikea, ae ae …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 40foam — putos statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dispersinė sistema iš dujų (oro) burbuliukų, atskirtų plona skysčio plėvele. atitikmenys: angl. foam rus. пена …

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