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foam
American English: /foʊm/
British English: /fəʊm/

Translation of foam in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (natural)
    Example sentences
    • She poured a dollop into her hands and raked her fingers through her hair, lathering the shampoo into a thick white foam.
    • The molinillo was placed in the chocolate pot and agitated to form foam.
    • As a coffee shop, they offer all the extras you hope for, including lattes served in pre-warmed mugs decorated with thick drifts of creamy foam.
    1.2 uncountable and countable (detergent, chemical) contraceptive/shaving foam
    espuma espermicida/de afeitar
    Example sentences
    • He said the foam had the consistency of shaving foam, but much smaller, and is entirely harmless.
    • But the cake, shaped like a Reese's cup with a liquid center and curry-touched foam, is pure yum.
    • They make a decent café au lait that's served in a glass and topped with a thick, lip-sticking foam.
    1.3 uncountable (padding)
    Example sentences
    • A piece of dry foam rubber or foam plastic, rubbed over the garment, will usually take them off.
    • Plastic, foam or rubber thongs are completely casual, but can be worn off the beach nonetheless.
    • Once the rubber and mounting foam have been cut, the stamps are glued to a wooden mound and are ready to impress!

intransitive verb

  • (sea/waves)
    hacer espuma
    to foam at the mouth (animal) she was foaming at the mouth
    estaba que rabiaba
    Example sentences
    • She saw the boats pulling away from the docks and the water foamed and bubbled beneath them.
    • The tub is slick, and with lots of slippery bubbles foaming up from the jets, you'd best watch your step.
    • Stir and set aside for 5 or 6 minutes, until mixture bubbles and foams.

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