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a formed by the dispersion of air in a solidified matrix; a solid foam, as Styrofoam.
Historical Examples

A young woman pried loose another resin skull finial and added it to the pile, placed another sheet of aerogel on top of it.
Makers Cory Doctorow

a colloid that has a continuous solid phase containing dispersed gas


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