Definition of Foam

1. Noun. A mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid. "The beer had a thick head of foam"

Exact synonyms: Froth
Specialized synonyms: Shaving Foam, Head, Lather, Lather, Soapsuds, Suds, Spume, White Water, Whitewater
Generic synonyms: Bubble
Derivative terms: Foamy, Froth, Froth, Frothy

2. Verb. Become bubbly or frothy or foaming. "Sparkling water"
Exact synonyms: Effervesce, Fizz, Form Bubbles, Froth, Sparkle
Specialized synonyms: Lather, Seethe
Generic synonyms: Bubble
Derivative terms: Effervescence, Effervescence, Effervescent, Effervescent, Fizz, Froth

3. Noun. A lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Styrofoam, Foam Rubber

Definition of Foam

1. n. The white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids, or in the mouth of an animal, by violent agitation or fermentation; froth; spume; scum; as, the foam of the sea.

2. v. i. To gather foam; to froth; as, the billows foam.

3. v. t. To cause to foam; as, to foam the goblet; also (with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam.

Definition of Foam

1. Noun. A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains. ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) sea foam; (context: figuratively) the sea. ¹

3. Verb. To form or emit foam. ¹

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Definition of Foam

1. to form foam (a light, bubbly, gas and liquid mass) [v -ED, -ING, -S] : FOAMABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Foam

1. 1. To gather foam; to froth; as, the billows foam. "He foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth." (Mark ix. 18) 2. To form foam, or become filled with foam; said of a steam boiler when the water is unduly agitated and frothy, as because of chemical action. Origin: AS. F?man. See Foam, n. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foam

fo' shizzle
fo shizzle
fo shizzle my nizzle
foam (current term)
foam at the mouth
foam cell
foam cells
foam parties
foam party
foam rubber
foam stability test

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