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"froth" in British English

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frothnoun [U]

uk   /frɒθ/  us   /frɑːθ/
  • froth noun [U] (BUBBLES)

small, ​whitebubbles on the ​surface of a ​liquid: I like the froth on the ​top of the ​coffee.

frothverb [I or T]

uk   /frɒθ/  us   /frɑːθ/
to (​cause a ​liquid to) have or ​produce a lot of ​smallbubbles that often ​rise to the ​surface: The ​waves frothed as they ​crashed onto the ​beach. When she ​opened and ​bottle of ​soda, it frothed up and ​spilled all over the ​table.froth at the mouth If a ​person or ​animal froths at the ​mouth, a ​mass of ​smallbubblesappears from ​theirmouth as the ​result of a ​disease. informal to be ​extremelyangry
(Definition of froth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"froth" in American English

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frothnoun [U]

 us   /frɔθ/
a ​mass of ​smallbubbles, esp. on the ​surface of a ​liquid
(Definition of froth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “froth”
in Spanish espuma…
in Vietnamese bọt…
in Malaysian buih…
in Thai ฟอง…
in French mousse…
in German der Schaum, die Blume…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气泡, (液体表面的)白沫…
in Turkish köpük, kabarcık…
in Russian пена…
in Indonesian buih…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣泡, (液體表面的)白沫…
in Polish piana…
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