English
English version

foam in Daily life topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_114_bfoamfoam1 /fəʊm $ foʊm/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 DAIR (also foam rubber) a type of soft rubber with a lot of air in it, used in furniture a foam mattress2 a mass of very small bubbles on the surface of a liquid syn froth The sea was covered in foam.3 DCBa substance which is like a very thick soft liquid with a lot of bubbles in it Firefighters using water and foam are still tackling the blaze. shaving foamfoamy adjective
Examples from the Corpus
foamfoam packing materialThe grypesh swam out after them, and there were battles fought there in a welter of blood and foam.The fire extinguisher uses a chemical foam rather than water.Uses Clinique cosmetics and Ortho contraceptive foam.a dirty foam mattressAnd I'd kiss her sniggers away; shaving foam on her face, in her hair.There are still thousands of pieces of furniture in the second hand market containing the old-style foam.White foam from the top of the waves left lines on the beach.