Definition of Frother

1. Verb. (dialectal) To comfort. ¹



2. Verb. (dialectal) To feed. ¹

3. Noun. A machine that generates froth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frother

1. one that froths [n -S] - See also: froths

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frother

frostnips
frostproof
frosts
frostweed
frostweeds
frostwork
frostworks
frostwort
frosty
froterer
froth
froth at the mouth
froth pack
frothed
frother (current term)
frothers
frothery
frothier
frothiest
frothily
frothiness
frothinesses
frothing
frothingly
frothless
froths
frothy
frots

Literary usage of Frother

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"The best combination consisted of pine oil as a frother, plus wood creosote as a frother and selector, plus refined tar oil as a froth stiffener. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"This new frother has been developed for the Copper Queen Co. at Bisbee, Ariz. It has a horizontal shaft and a paddle wheel for a frother. ..."

3. Bi-monthly Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers by American Institute of Mining Engineers (1916)
"The best combination consisted of pine oil as a frother, plus wood creosote as a frother and selector, plus refined tar oil as a froth stiffener. ..."

4. Flotation by Thomas Arthur Rickard, Oliver Caldwell Ralston (1917)
"The best combination consisted of pine-oil as a frother, plus wood-creosote as a frother and selector, plus refined tar-oil as a froth stiffener. ..."

5. Testing for the Flotation Process by Arthur William Fahrenwald (1917)
"It would seem that when two oils are used, one for its filming effect and the other as a frother, they should be used separately in the apparatus, ..."

6. Bookbinding for Amateurs: Being Descriptions of the Various Tools and by W. J. Eden Crane (1885)
"Devil," or " frother." This is a slight piece of tough wood, ... Jg.—" DEVIL," OR " frother." c%t about 3in. long and split, ..."

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