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English noun: foam

1. foam (object) a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid


SamplesThe beer had a thick head of foam.


Synonymsfroth


Broader (hypernym)bubble


Narrower (hyponym)head, lather, lather, shaving foam, soapsuds, spume, suds, white water, whitewater

2. foam (substance) a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff


Narrower (hyponym)foam rubber, Styrofoam


English verb: foam

1. foam (change) become bubbly or frothy or foaming


SamplesThe boiling soup was frothing.
The river was foaming.
Sparkling water.


Synonymseffervesce, fizz, form bubbles, froth, sparkle


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bubble


Narrower (hyponym)lather, seethe









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