Definition of Foaming

1. Adjective. Emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation. "Foamy (or frothy) beer"




2. Adjective. Producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease. "The rabid animal's frothing mouth"
Exact synonyms: Foamy, Frothing
Similar to: Unhealthy

Definition of Foaming

1. Verb. (present participle of foam) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foaming

1. foam [v] - See also: foam

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foaming

foamable
foamboard
foamboards
foamed
foamentation
foamer
foamers
foameth
foamflower
foamflowers
foamier
foamiest
foamily
foaminess
foaminesses
foaming (current term)
foaming agent
foamingly
foamings
foamless
foamlike
foams
foamy
foamy agents
foamy viruses
fob
fob off
fobbed
fobbing
fobs

Literary usage of Foaming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of the American Railway Engineering Association by American Railway Engineering Association (1911)
"*foaming OR PRIMING. Water having foaming matter in solution requires changing as the concentration of foaming solids in locomotive boilers reaches the ..."

2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"foaming and Priming. — Boiler troubles due to foaming or priming are ... foaming caused by organic matter in suspension may be minimized by filtration. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... But. let some javelin wound him, close he draws, 190 Half-curved, with open jaw and foaming fang, And groans indignant from his heart a groan, ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1891)
"PM 12.10 122° 81° Contents of retort are foaming strongly; acid distils rapidly. ... 2.00 130° 90° foaming; keep up a brisk fire and change the receivers. ..."

5. Industrial Chemistry: A Manual for the Student and Manufacturer by Allen Rogers (1920)
"The steam engineer is interested more in the number of hours his boiler may be run under ordinary load without danger of foaming than in the coefficient ..."

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