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foamnoun [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.

foamverb [I]

us   /foʊm/
to produce a mass of small bubbles: The suds in the sink foamed up when she added hot water.
(Definition of foam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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foamnoun [U]

uk   /fəʊm/ us   /foʊm/

foamverb [I]

uk   /fəʊm/ us   /foʊm/
(Definition of foam from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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