spume

  • 1 spume — spume …

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  • 2 spume — ● spume nom féminin (latin spuma, écume) Liquide couvert d écume à grosses bulles, comme le sang des hémoptysies. ⇒SPUME, subst. fém. PATHOL. ,,Salive écumeuse à grosses bulles, qui apparaît dans certaines crises d hystérie ou d épilepsie (Méd.… …

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  • 3 Spume — (sp[=u]m), n. [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. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Spume — Spume, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spumed} (sp[=u]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spuming}.] [L. spumare.] To froth; to foam. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 spume — late 14c., from O.Fr. spume, from L. spuma foam (Cf. It. spuma, Sp. espuma); cognate with O.E. fam, O.H.G. veim foam (see FOAM (Cf. foam)) …

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  • 6 spume — [spju:m] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin spuma] literary the mass of bubbles that forms on the top of waves when the sea is rough = ↑foam …

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  • 7 spume — [ spjum ] noun uncount LITERARY a white mass of BUBBLES on the top of a wave …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 spume — *foam, froth, scum, lather, suds, yeast …

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  • 9 spume — literary ► NOUN ▪ froth or foam, especially that found on waves. ► VERB ▪ froth or foam. ORIGIN Latin spuma …

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  • 10 spume — [spyo͞om] n. [ME < MFr espume < L spuma: see FOAM] foam, froth, or scum vt., vi. spumed, spuming to foam or froth spumous adj. spumy spumier spumiest …

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  • 11 spume — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin spuma more at foam Date: 14th century frothy matter on liquids ; foam, scum < ocean spume > • spumous adjective • spumy adjective …

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  • 12 spume — [spju:m] literary noun froth or foam, especially that found on waves. verb froth or foam. Derivatives spumous adjective spumy adjective Origin ME: from OFr. (e)spume or L. spuma …

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  • 13 spume — noun the boat left a wake of white spume Syn: foam, froth, surf, spindrift, bubbles …

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  • 14 spume — v 1.Often spume forth eject, discharge, emit, send forth; gush, issue, spout, spurt. 2. foam, froth, cream, lather, soap; boil over, bubble, fizzle, effervesce. n 3. foam, head, froth, lather, suds; spray, mist, spindrift, spoondrift, surf; fizz …

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  • 15 spume — n. & v.intr. froth, foam. Derivatives: spumous adj. spumy adj. (spumier, spumiest). Etymology: ME f. OF (e)spume or L spuma …

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  • 16 spume — spumous, spumy, adj. /spyoohm/, v., spumed, spuming, n. v.t. 1. to eject or discharge as or like foam or froth; spew (often fol. by forth). v.i. 2. to foam; froth. n. 3. foam, froth, or scum. [1300 50; ME < L spuma foam, froth; akin to FOAM] * *… …

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  • 17 spume — 1. noun foam or froth of water, particularly that of sea water. Their breath froze in the air as it left their mouths, spouting forth in spumes of vapour that settled upon the hair of their bodies and formed into crystals of frost. 2. verb To… …

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  • 18 SPUME — Spectrum Oil Corporation (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) …

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  • 19 spume — (spu m ) s. f. Terme de médecine. Salive écumeuse, à grosses bulles, qui se montre entre les dents, ou entre les lèvres, ou au fond de la gorge, dans certains accès d hystérie et autres troubles nerveux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. spuma, écume …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 spume — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

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