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.
adj 1: emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or
fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy)
beer" [syn: bubbling, bubbly, foamy, frothy, effervescing]
2: producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from
exhaustion or disease; "the rabid animal's frothing mouth"
[syn: foamy, frothing]
3: covered with or resembling small bubbles as from being
agitated by beating or heating; "the bubbling candy
mixture"; "a cup of foaming cocoa"; "frothy milkshakes";
"frothy waves"; "spumy surf" [syn: bubbling, foamy, frothing,
spumous, spumy, sudsy]