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foam

 [fōm]
1. a dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid, e.g., whipped cream or foam rubber.
2. frothy saliva, produced particularly on exertion or pathologically.
3. to produce, or cause to produce, froth.

foam

(fōm),
1. Masses of small bubbles on the surface of a liquid.
2. To produce such bubbles.
3. Masses of air cells in a solid or semisolid, as in foam rubber.

foam

(fōm)
n.
a. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
b. The frothy sweat of a horse or other equine animal.
v. foamed, foaming, foams
v.intr.
1. To produce or issue as foam; froth.
2.
a. To produce foam from the mouth, as from exertion or a pathological condition.
b. To be extremely angry; rage: was foaming over the disastrous budget cuts.
v.tr.
1. To cause to produce foam.
2. To cause to become foam.

foam

(fōm)
1. Masses of small bubbles on the surface of a liquid.
2. To produce such bubbles.
3. Masses of air cells in a solid or semisolid, as in foam rubber.
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Younkle says that the 30 percent yield increase comes from smooth, foamless pouring--"pouring from the bottom up, not the top down.
It is precisely at the point of the invasion, a "flood that swelled from some embowelled mount of woe" that Dobell most clearly breaks from metrical regularity (and note again in "emboweled" the excremental trope, which Dobell consistently links to rhythmic spasm): Waveless, foamless, sure and slow, Silent o'er the vale below, Till nigher still and nigher comes the seeth [sic] of fields on fire, And the thrash of falling tress, and the steam of rivers dry, And before the burning flood the wild things of the wood Skulk and scream, and fight, and fall, and flee, and fly.
And I thy soul in fragrant dreams will steep Which nevermore life's foolish sounds shall mar; Thy slumber shall be like an ocean deep Wherein no wavelets stir nor breezes blow And on whose foamless breast no travail thou shalt know.