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foamnoun [U]

uk   /fəʊm/  us   /foʊm/

foamverb [I]

uk   /fəʊm/  us   /foʊm/
(Definition of foam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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foamnoun [U]

 us   /foʊm/
a ​mass of ​small, usually ​white, ​bubblesformed on the ​surface of a ​liquid: The ​waves were high and ​capped with foam. Foam is also a ​type of ​lightmaterial made by ​addinggasbubbles to a ​liquid, then ​letting it ​cool, used esp. in packaging.

foamverb [I]

 us   /foʊm/
to ​produce a ​mass of ​smallbubbles: The ​suds in the ​sink foamed up when she ​addedhotwater.
(Definition of foam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “foam”
in Korean 거품…
in Arabic رَغْوة…
in Malaysian buih…
in French mousse, écume…
in Russian пена, поролон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泡沫, 泡沫劑, 泡沫橡膠,海綿橡膠…
in Italian schiuma…
in Turkish köpük, güzellik ve temizlik amaçlı kullanılan köpük, sünger…
in Polish piana, pianka…
in Spanish espuma…
in Vietnamese bọt…
in Portuguese espuma…
in Thai ฟอง…
in German der Schaum…
in Catalan escuma…
in Japanese 泡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泡沫, 泡沫剂, 泡沫橡胶,海绵橡胶…
in Indonesian busa…
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