spume


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spume

 (spyo͞om)
n.
Foam or froth on a liquid, as on the sea.
intr.v. spumed, spum·ing, spumes
To froth or foam.

[Middle English, from Old French espume, from Latin spūma.]

spu′mous, spum′y adj.

spume

(spjuːm)
n
foam or surf, esp on the sea; froth
vb
(intr) to foam or froth
[C14: from Old French espume, from Latin spūma; related to spuere to spew]
ˈspumous, ˈspumy adj

spume

(spyum)

v. spumed, spum•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to foam; froth.
n.
2. foamy matter on a liquid; froth.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin spūma foam, froth]
spu′mous, spum′y, adj.

spume


Past participle: spumed
Gerund: spuming

Imperative
spume
spume
Present
I spume
you spume
he/she/it spumes
we spume
you spume
they spume
Preterite
I spumed
you spumed
he/she/it spumed
we spumed
you spumed
they spumed
Present Continuous
I am spuming
you are spuming
he/she/it is spuming
we are spuming
you are spuming
they are spuming
Present Perfect
I have spumed
you have spumed
he/she/it has spumed
we have spumed
you have spumed
they have spumed
Past Continuous
I was spuming
you were spuming
he/she/it was spuming
we were spuming
you were spuming
they were spuming
Past Perfect
I had spumed
you had spumed
he/she/it had spumed
we had spumed
you had spumed
they had spumed
Future
I will spume
you will spume
he/she/it will spume
we will spume
you will spume
they will spume
Future Perfect
I will have spumed
you will have spumed
he/she/it will have spumed
we will have spumed
you will have spumed
they will have spumed
Future Continuous
I will be spuming
you will be spuming
he/she/it will be spuming
we will be spuming
you will be spuming
they will be spuming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spuming
you have been spuming
he/she/it has been spuming
we have been spuming
you have been spuming
they have been spuming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spuming
you will have been spuming
he/she/it will have been spuming
we will have been spuming
you will have been spuming
they will have been spuming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spuming
you had been spuming
he/she/it had been spuming
we had been spuming
you had been spuming
they had been spuming
Conditional
I would spume
you would spume
he/she/it would spume
we would spume
you would spume
they would spume
Past Conditional
I would have spumed
you would have spumed
he/she/it would have spumed
we would have spumed
you would have spumed
they would have spumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spume - foam or froth on the sea
foam, froth - a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"
Verb1.spume - make froth or foam and become bubbly; "The river foamed"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

spume

noun
A mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid:
verb
To form or cause to form foam:
Translations

spume

[spjuːm] N (liter) → espuma f

spume

n (liter)Gischt m
References in classic literature ?
A few more yards, and my brains had floated with the spume.
Chattering young things about me, with nothing but foam and spume in their heads, on their tongues, would drive me mad.
Thunderous had been the crash of billows on the rocks, wild the white spray and spume that blew over the bar, troubled and misty and tempest-torn the erstwhile blue peace of Four Winds Harbor.
As it was, spray and spume came aboard in such quantities that I bailed without cessation.
The best that we could do was to hold the scud-ding craft before the wind and race along in a smother of white spume.
A bluff cape to the north and a long spit to the south marked the mouth of the noble river, with a low-lying island of silted sand in the centre, all shrouded and curtained by the spume of the breakers.
Others broke over the piers, and with their spume swept the lanthorns of the lighthouses which rise from the end of either pier of Whitby Harbour.
Not uninvented that, which thou aright Beleivst so main to our success, I bring; Which of us who beholds the bright surface Of this Ethereous mould whereon we stand, This continent of spacious Heav'n, adornd With Plant, Fruit, Flour Ambrosial, Gemms & Gold, Whose Eye so superficially surveyes These things, as not to mind from whence they grow Deep under ground, materials dark and crude, Of spiritous and fierie spume, till toucht With Heav'ns ray, and temperd they shoot forth So beauteous, op'ning to the ambient light.
It looked exanimate enough, with its idle wheel looming above the black stream dashed with yellow-white spume, and its cluster of sheds sagging under their white load.
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.
It was winter and the waves were crashing and the spume of the sea was being lifted up over the jutting crags.
one of the most perfect little harbours of the world, at times disturbed by the fierce winds from the hills and lashed by the gusty squalls to a mass of flying spume and spindrift .