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"Espuma" is a noun which is often translated as "foam", and "pizza" is a noun which is often translated as "pizza". Learn more about the difference between "espuma" and "pizza" below.
espuma(
ehs
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poo
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mah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (bubbles)
a. foam
Algunos incendios se apagan mejor con espuma.Some fires are better extinguished with foam.
b. lather (of soap)
Me estaba duchando y se me metió espuma en la boca.I got lather in my mouth when I was in the shower.
c. head (of beer)
No le gusta la espuma en la cerveza.He doesn't like the head on a beer.
d. froth (of beer)
Si no quieres que se forme espuma, inclina el vaso al llenarlo.If you want to avoid froth, tilt the glass at an angle when you're pouring.
e. surf (of sea)
El sonido de la espuma deshaciéndose en la playa es relajante.The sound of surf breaking on the beach is relaxing.
f. scum (of a broth)
Si no sacas la espuma del caldo, va a tener un gusto raro.If you don't skim the scum from the broth, it will taste funny.
2. (hair product)
a. mousse
Mi cabello es fino y rizado, por lo que uso espuma en lugar de gel.My hair is thin and curly, so I use mousse instead of gel.
3. (soft material)
a. foam
Me duele la espalda porque duermo en un colchón de espuma.My back hurts because I sleep on a foam mattress.
b. foam rubber
Hago yoga en una esterilla de espuma.I practice yoga on a foam rubber mat.
4. (fabric)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. stretch nylon
Los pantalones de espuma son más formales que los vaqueros.Stretch nylon pants look more formal than jeans.
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pizza(
pee
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (culinary)
a. pizza
Esta noche es perfecta para pedir pizza y ver una película.Tonight is perfect for ordering a pizza and watching a movie.
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