Associations to the word «Foam»


FOAM, noun. A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains.
FOAM, noun. A manufactured substance, e.g. polystyrene foam. See also derived terms.
FOAM, noun. (by extension) Sea foam; (figuratively) the sea.
FOAM, verb. (intransitive) To form or emit foam.
FOAM PARTIES, noun. Plural of foam party
FOAM PARTY, noun. A social event in which participants dance to music on a dance floor covered in several feet of suds or bubbles dispensed from a foam machine.
FOAM RUBBER, noun. Expanded latex.
FOAM RUBBER, noun. (informal) Expanded polyurethane, the padding often used in cars and furniture.

Dictionary definition

FOAM, noun. A mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam".
FOAM, noun. A lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture.
FOAM, verb. Become bubbly or frothy or foaming; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats