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

 froth /ˈfrɔθ/
 泡,泡沫,瑣物(vt.)使生泡沫(vi.)發泡,吹泡

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

 froth /ˈfrɔθ, ˈfrɔð/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Froth n.
 1. The bubbles caused in fluids or liquors by fermentation or agitation; spume; foam; esp., a spume of saliva caused by disease or nervous excitement.
 2. Any empty, senseless show of wit or eloquence; rhetoric without thought.
    It was a long speech, but all froth.   --L'Estrange.
 3. Light, unsubstantial matter.
 Froth insect Zool., the cuckoo spit or frog hopper; -- called also froth spit, froth worm, and froth fly.
 Froth spit. See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Froth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frothed p. pr. & vb. n.. Frothing.]
 1. To cause to foam.
 2. To spit, vent, or eject, as froth.
    He . . . froths treason at his mouth.   --Dryden.
    Is your spleen frothed out, or have ye more?   --Tennyson.
 3. To cover with froth; as, a horse froths his chain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Froth, v. i. To throw up or out spume, foam, or bubbles; to foam; as beer froths; a horse froths.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 froth
      n : a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid [syn: foam]
      v 1: form bubbles; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river
           was foaming"; "Sparkling water" [syn: foam, fizz, effervesce,
            sparkle]
      2: make froth or foam and become bubbly; "The river foamed"
         [syn: spume, suds]