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


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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]