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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 foam /ˈfom/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 foam /ˈfom/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (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.