cellular glass made by fusing powdered glass with carbon particles or other gas-generating material, used chiefly for industrial purposes.
[fohm] /foʊm/ noun 1. a collection of minute bubbles formed on the surface of a liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc.: foam on a glass of beer. 2. the froth of perspiration, caused by great exertion, formed on the skin of a horse or other animal. 3. froth formed from saliva in the mouth, as in […]
noun 1. a light, spongy rubber, used for mattresses, cushions, etc.
[foh-mee] /ˈfoʊ mi/ adjective, foamier, foamiest. 1. covered with or full of . 2. consisting of . 3. resembling . 4. pertaining to . /ˈfəʊmɪ/ adjective foamier, foamiest 1. of, resembling, consisting of, or covered with foam adj. Old English faemig; see foam (n.) + -y (2). Related: Foaminess.
- Foamy virus
foamy virus foam·y virus (fō’mē) n. Any of the various retroviruses found in primates and other mammals and characterized by the lacelike changes they cause in monkey kidney cells.