foam bath


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foam bath

Etymology: AS, fam + baeth
a bath taken in water containing a saponin substance that covers the surface of the liquid and through which air or oxygen is blown to form the foam.

foam bath

A tub bath to which an extract of a saponin-containing vegetable fiber has been added. Oxygen or carbon dioxide is driven through this mixture to create foam.
See also: bath
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