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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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spume

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

spume

[spjuːm] N (liter) → espuma f
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spume

n (liter)Gischt m
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