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spume

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

spumen. [L. spuma. Cf. Pumice, Spoom.].
     Frothy matter raised on liquids by boiling, effervescence, or agitation; froth; foam; scum.  [1913 Webster]
    "Materials dark and crude,
    Of spiritous and fiery spume.
    "  [1913 Webster]
spumev. i. [L. spumare.].
     To froth; to foam.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spume, n. & v.intr. froth, foam.

Derivative
spumous adj. spumy adj. (spumier, spumiest).
Etymology
ME f. OF (e)spume or L spuma

THESAURUS

spume

aerate, air, beat, breakers, bubble, chaff, chip, cobweb, collar, cork, cream, down, dust, ether, fairy, feather, flue, fluff, foam, froth, fuzz, gossamer, head, lather, mantle, meringue, mote, mousse, offscum, plash, puff, scud, scum, sea foam, shower, slosh, soapsuds, souffle, sparge, spatter, spindrift, splash, splatter, sponge, spoondrift, spray, sprinkle, stinging, straw, sud, suds, surf, swash, thistledown, whip, whisk, white water, yeast

ROGET THESAURUS

spume

Bubble

N bubble; cloud, bubble, foam, froth, head, spume, lather, suds, spray, surf, yeast, barm, spindrift, cloud, vapor, fog, mist, haze, steam, geyser, scud, messenger, rack, nimbus, cumulus, woolpack, cirrus, stratus, cirrostratus, cumulostratus, cirrocumulus, mackerel sky, mare's tale, dirty sky, curl cloud, frost smoke, thunderhead, nephelognosy, nephograph, nephology, effervescence, fermentation, bubbling, nebula, cloudliness, nebulosity, bubbling, frothy, nappy, effervescent, sparkling, mousseux, frothy, up, cloudy, thunderheaded, vaporous, nebulous, overcast, the lowring element scowls o'er the darkened lands.


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