foam

a two-phase system, similar to an emulsion, in which the dispersed phase is a gas or air.

foam

  1. a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
  2. a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

Foam

A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. A bath sponge and the head on a glass of beer are examples of foams. In most foams, the volume of gas is large, with thin films of liquid or solid separating the regions of gas. An important division of solid foams is into closed-cell foams and open-cell foams. I...
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Foam

Extinguishing agent formed by mixing Foam concentrate with water and aerating the solution for expansion. Used for smothering large Class A or B fires. May be injected into fire streams at adjustable concentrations.
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Foam

• (n.) To form foam, or become filled with foam; -- said of a steam boiler when the water is unduly agitated and frothy, as because of chemical action. • (n.) The white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids, or in the mouth of an animal, by violent agitation or fermentation; froth; s...
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foam

(fōm) a dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid, such as whipped cream or foam rubber. frothy saliva, produced particularly on exertion or pathologically. to produce, or cause to produce, froth.
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foam

fizz verb form bubbles; `The boiling soup was frothing`; `The river was foaming`; `Sparkling water`
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Foam

(Insulation) A high R-value insulation product usually made from urethane that can be injected into wall cavities, or sprayed onto roofs or floors, where it expands and sets quickly.
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Foam

[culinary] The use of foam in cuisine has been used in many forms in the history of cooking. For example, whipped cream, meringue, and mousse are all foams. In these cases, the incorporation of air or another gas creates a lighter texture and/or different mouth feel. More recently, foams have become a part of molecular gastronomy technique....
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Foam

[organization] FoAM describes itself as `a network of transdisciplinary labs for speculative culture`. The networked, Brussels-based collective constitutes a group of designers, scientists, cooks, artists, engineers and gardeners who share an interest in taking knowledge from their respective areas of expertise and applying it in new public...
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Foam

Foam (fōm) noun [ Middle English fam , fom , Anglo-Saxon fām ; akin to Old High German & German feim .] The white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids, or in the mouth of an animal, by violent agitation or...
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Foam

Foam intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Foamed (fōmd); present participle & verbal noun Foaming .] [ Anglo-Saxon f?man . See Foam , noun ] 1. To gather foam; to froth; as...
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Foam

Foam transitive verb To cause to foam; as, to foam the goblet; also (with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam. ' Foaming out their own shame.' Jude 13.
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Foam

A colloid in which bubbles of gas are suspended in a solid or liquid. Aerogel and Styrafoam are examples of solid foams; whipped cream is an example of a liquid foam. See also: Colloid.
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Foam

A colloid in which bubbles of gas are suspended in a solid or liquid. Aerogel (solid smoke) and Styr
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foam

A foam is a stable, or otherwise, dispersion of a gas in a liquid.
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FOAM

acronym: Fates of Aromatic Model
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Foam

Colloidal suspension of a gas in a liquid.
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Foam

Colloidal suspension of a gas in a liquid.
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foam

Compare with colloid. A colloid in which bubbles of gas are suspended in a solid or liquid. Aerogel (solid smoke) and Styrafoam are examples of solid foams; whipped cream is an example of a liquid foam.
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foam

foam: see colloid.
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Foam

Foams are lightweight and provide body, volume, and style memory. They are especially effective for hair that is fine, curly, or wavy. Innovative at-home hair color products use foam for easier application as they like a liquid but are easier to evenly distribute.
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foam

in physical chemistry, a colloidal system (i.e., a dispersion of particles in a continuous medium) in which the particles are gas bubbles and the ... [4 related articles]
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Foam

In terms of sparkling wine see below Perlfähigkeit,
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foam

insulating material composed of closed cells, generally made of polyurethane, used to prevent the ingress and migration of moisture NOTE - Foam is generally used to fill tubes and similar insulating structures.
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