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Definition of Foam


  1. 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. To gather foam; to froth; as, the billows foam.
  3. 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.
  4. To cause to foam; as,to foam the goblet; also (with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam.
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Foam Translations

foam in Afrikaans is skuim
foam in Danish is skum
foam in Dutch is tintelen, schuimen, bruisen
foam in Finnish is vaahto
foam in German is Schaum, Schaum, Schaumstoff
foam in Italian is schiuma
foam in Norwegian is skum, skumme
foam in Portuguese is espuma
foam in Spanish is espuma