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 Meanings and Examples of FOAM
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foam
 n.  white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  She sought to be sensible; she elaborately explained to herself that it was hysterical to condemn Gopher Prairie because it did not foam over the drama.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  Gaining the more open water, the bracing breeze waxed fresh; the little Moss tossed the quick foam from her bows, as a young colt his snortings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
3  For three minutes or more he was seen swimming like a dog, throwing his long arms straight out before him, and by turns revealing his brawny shoulders through the freezing foam.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
4  He is the most gamesome and light-hearted of all the whales, making more gay foam and white water generally than any other of them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
5  Look at him; he stands upright in the tossed bow of the flying boat; wrapt in fleecy foam, the towing whale is forty feet ahead.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
6  The youth could not tell from the battle flags flying like crimson foam in many directions which color of cloth was winning.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
7  The wind blows in gusts; all the foam overwhelms him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—BILLOWS AND SHADOWS
8  Before the right gets set free, there is foam and tumult.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
9  These old sailors, accustomed to correct manoeuvres and having as resource and guide only tactics, that compass of battles, are utterly disconcerted in the presence of that immense foam which is called public wrath.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
10  On the funeral pile, in shipwreck, one can be great; in the flames as in the foam, a superb attitude is possible; one there becomes transfigured as one perishes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—IN THE CASE OF SAND AS IN THAT OF WOMAN, THERE ...
11  A sound of foam was audible; but the river could not be seen.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
12  Wrath, tempest, claps of thunder, foam to the very ceiling.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
13  The hairy flanks were sucked in and out; there was a blob of foam on its nostrils.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
14  Flanks sucked in and out, the long nose resting on his paws, a fleck of foam on the nostril, there he was, his familiar spirit, his Afghan hound.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
15  And here, released by Candish, racing across the lawn with a fleck of foam on the nostril, came his dog.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
Example Sentence:
1  When the horse had finished the race, its sides were wet with foam.
2  The upholstery is white leather and copper tacks over sustainably-harvested-latex foam.
3  The sac is filled with foam blocks that arrive all packed tight.
4  The burning foam generates such heat that other items in the room can ignite spontaneously.
5  We see foam on water with a lot of soap in it.
6  I should avoid the director this morning, he's foaming with rage over some decision that's been made.
7  The creature was foaming at the mouth.
8  He looked like a madman, foaming at the mouth.
9  The sick dog foamed at the mouth.