English version

spume in Oceanography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspumespume /spjuːm/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 literaryHEO the mass of bubbles that forms on the top of waves when the sea is rough syn foam
Examples from the Corpus
spume• As further proof of this there was a continuous drift of wind-blown spume shooting over us like blobs of candy floss.• The ridges are waves, the clouds spume, the houses small schools of square fish.• The wind spun the sea into feathers of spume, the rain solid as it struck Mariana in the face.• Intense though Emily Dickinson was, Emily had never experienced the spume and spray of arterial blood.