foam /ˈfom/ 名詞
Foam 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.
Foam cock, in steam boilers, a cock at the water level, to blow off impurities.
Foam v. i. [imp. & p. p. Foamed p. pr. & vb. n. Foaming.]
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.
Foam v. t. To cause to foam; as, to foam the goblet; also (with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam. “Foaming out their own shame.” --Jude 13.
n 1: a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid [syn: froth]
2: a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing
gas bubbles during manufacture
v : form bubbles; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river
was foaming"; "Sparkling water" [syn: froth, fizz, effervesce,
(Hos. 10:7), the rendering of _ketseph_, which properly means
twigs or splinters (as rendered in the LXX. and marg. R.V.). The
expression in Hosea may therefore be read, "as a chip on the
face of the water," denoting the helplessness of the piece of
wood as compared with the irresistable current.