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foam

noun [U]  us   /foʊm/
a mass of small, usually white, bubbles formed on the surface of a liquid: The waves were high and capped with foam. Foam is also a type of light material made by adding gas bubbles to a liquid, then letting it cool, used esp. in packaging.

foam

verb [I]  us   /foʊm/
to produce a mass of small bubbles: The suds in the sink foamed up when she added hot water.
Translations of “foam”
in Arabic رَغْوة…
in Korean 거품…
in Malaysian buih…
in French mousse, écume…
in Turkish köpük, güzellik ve temizlik amaçlı kullanılan köpük, sünger…
in Italian schiuma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泡沫, 泡沫劑, 泡沫橡膠,海綿橡膠…
in Russian пена, поролон…
in Polish piana, pianka…
in Vietnamese bọt…
in Spanish espuma…
in Portuguese espuma…
in Thai ฟอง…
in German der Schaum…
in Catalan escuma…
in Japanese 泡…
in Indonesian busa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泡沫, 泡沫剂, 泡沫橡胶,海绵橡胶…
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