foam foam  /ˈfoʊm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
  2. (n) a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture
  3. (v) become bubbly or frothy or foaming

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Foam In Mot's cocktail, foam adds texture and fruity flavor to Champagne without altering the effervescence.
  2. And while the dislodged foam caused much consternation at the space agency, Discovery had the least loss of foam when compared to the other shuttle launches.
  3. Ever since housewives started dunking the family's dirty clothes and dishes in synthetic detergents, the nation's sewers have been swamped by an expanding flow of foam.

News

  1. Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead after dozens of carp found dead

    LAS VEGAS — Authorities are investigating mysterious brown foam that showed up on the surface of Lake Mead over the weekend. Dozens of carp were also found dead in the area.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Mysterious Brown Foam Prompts Testing at Lake Mead

    Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead after dozens of carp found dead        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities are investigating mysterious brown foam that showed up on the surface of Lake Mead over the weekend. Dozens of carp were also found dead in the area.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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Quotes

  1. "We're coming back, and I think we are back, from some pretty severe technical problems that led to the loss of Columbia. We understand the foam now," Griffin said, referring to the chunks of insulating foam that kept breaking off the fuel tanks.
    on Feb 7, 2006 By: Michael Griffin Source: 940 News

  2. "If you want to throw something, at least throw something that isn't going to hurt," Kobe Bryant said. "So I guess that [foam] was the best situation."
    on Dec 25, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: CBC.ca

  3. "I started (shaving) a little late. My stubble didn't quite grow in," said Woods, his face red and windburnt from a sandstorm earlier in the day. "My dad showed me how to do it and I tried to do it just like him. I got foam all over the...
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: International Herald Tribune

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