foam

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfəʊm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/foʊm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fōm)


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foam

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. lather [it, the shampoo, the soap] into a foam
  2. the [lake, water] was covered in foam
  3. [remove, scrape] the foam off of the top (of)
  4. [beer, ale, stout] with a head of foam
  5. the beach was covered in sea foam
  6. is filled with (pieces of) foam
  7. a [cushion, cover] filled with foam
  8. a foam-filled [cushion]
  9. [dense, thick, soft] foam
  10. a [cleansing, rejuvenating] foam
  11. [heat, fire] resistant foam
  12. [put out, extinguished] the fire with foam
  13. foam was forming around his mouth
  14. had foam around his mouth
n as adj
  1. install (new) foam insulation
  2. the foam insulation needs to be replaced
  3. sleep on a (memory) foam mattress
  4. use foam padding to [protect, cushion]
  5. foam cushioning
  6. has a foam core
  7. using foam rubber
  8. filled with foam packing material
  9. a foam (football) finger
  10. [go to, organize] a foam party
v
  1. [the dog, he] was foaming at the mouth
  2. was foaming with [rage, anger]
  3. the [beer, soda] foamed
  4. foamed up over the [top, side, edge, rim]
  5. the [sea, water, surface] frothed and foamed
  6. foam the [milk, cream]
adv
  1. sea foam green
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