soapsuds

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soapsuds the froth produced by soaps or detergents
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Soapsuds Suds made with soap.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • soapsuds A solution of soap in water stirred till it froths; froth of soapy water.
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Usage

In literature:

A jet of soapsuds plays on each drill from an orifice 1/32 in.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
Soapsuds dabbed along the seams revealed a few leaks by its bubbling.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Saturate the spot two or three times, and then wash out in soapsuds.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Constipation is relieved by injections of warm soapsuds, once in two days.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Many leaks that could not be found by soapsuds can be readily detected by this method.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
Some fire, I think, is needful, and he had quenched his fire in soapsuds.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Patches of the corridor are thick with soapsuds; patches are dry.
"A Diary Without Dates" by Enid Bagnold
Tell how to prepare and give a soapsuds enema.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
They pursue and murder us with soapsuds.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
The Cane boys were put to bed and compelled to drink several quarts of tepid soapsuds while their father was rushing home from the office.
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
The bowels may be emptied by means of a soapsuds enema.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Strong soapsuds is an efficient remedy, and can always be obtained.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
Mrs. Buffle kept her hands still in the soapsuds, and projected her hot face over the tub to answer.
"Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles" by Mrs. Henry Wood
After that it always looked as if a lot of soapsuds had been poured over it and left to dry.
"The Log of a Sea-Waif" by Frank T. Bullen
Inside, the house looked as clean as soapsuds and fresh paint could make it.
"Mary Ware in Texas" by Annie F. Johnston
Wash the brushes in soapsuds and water, drain and dry before putting away.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
We hug the black sides like ants, while the water goes to soapsuds at our feet.
"Pony Tracks" by Frederic Remington
On her hands and knees she scoured the floors, her rosy hands and arms drenched with the foaming soapsuds.
"Boys and Girls of Colonial Days" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Mix it with warm water and soapsuds and scrub 'em good.
"The Dogs of Boytown" by Walter A. Dyer
A European would have to acquire a liking for this native drink, as at first it tastes like a mixture of soapsuds and ginger.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In poetry:

I do not love the Sabbath,
The soapsuds and the starch,
The troops of solemn people
Who to Salvation march.
"The Boy Out Of Church" by Robert Graves

In news:

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