foam
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foam(
fom
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mass of bubbles)
a. la espuma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The wind blew flecks of foam from the tops of the waves.El viento levantaba salpicaduras de espuma de las crestas de las olas.
2. (padding material)
a. la espuma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought a foam neck support to use on long distance flights.Compré un soporte de espuma para el cuello para usar en vuelos de larga distancia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to produce foam)
a. hacer espuma
The champagne foamed and went up my nose.El champán hizo espuma y me subió por la nariz.
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foam
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la espuma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
foam rubbergomaespuma f
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (sea, beer)
a. hacer espuma
to foam at the mouthechar espuma por la boca
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foam [fəʊm]
noun
(gen) espuma (f)
intransitive verb
[+sea] hacer espuma
to foam at the mouth echar espumarajos; subirse por las paredes
modifier
foam bath (n) baño (m) de espuma
foam extinguisher (n) lanzaespumas (m); extintor (m) de espuma
foam rubber (n) gomaespuma (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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