Definition of foam :
1. The white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids, or in the mouth of an animal, by violent agitation or fermentation; froth; spume; scum; as, the foam of the sea.
2. To cause to foam; as, to foam the goblet; also ( with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam.
3. To form foam, or become filled with foam; - said of a steam boiler when the water is unduly agitated and frothy, as because of chemical action.
4. To gather foam; to froth; as, the billows foam.
bubble (part of speech: verb)
- He put his mouth down close to the top so that none of the foam could escape him. - "The Circuit Riders", R. C. FitzPatrick.
- Merryn: Mercy o' mercies, everybody asks me For Gormflaith, then for Gormflaith, then for Gormflaith, And I ask everybody else for her; But she is nowhere, and the King will foam. - "Georgian Poetry 1913-15", Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh).
- " And that isn't all," said Dorothy, " for hear this: " I'm sure, dear, that you and Nancy will be delighted to know that, after a short stay at the Stone House, we shall go to Foam Ridge for the summer. - "Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore", Amy Brooks.