foaminess

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foaminess the property of being foamy
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Usage

In literature:

The storm was still raging, and the surface of the creek was lashed with great foamy billows.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
And the green ran down to a white beach, and on the beach foamy waves curled like a man's beard.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
The crew pulled heartily to keep her perched high on its foamy crest, and in this fashion they went rushing shoreward.
"Darry the Life Saver" by Frank V. Webster
The curtains are foamy lace, with the pink and silver brocade falling over them.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
They quick embark'd, and on the benches ranged In order, thresh'd with oars the foamy flood.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
Serve with Foamy Sauce.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
The sea-green robe, the water lilies of pearls, the foamy lace are all from Nature's Cradle of Life.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
There are hoarse shouts at the gate, and all her floating foamy whiteness passes slowly into the cab.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
This apparently foamy, jellylike, transparent material is the only living substance in all the world.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
On this occasion it rose and fell like a foamy wave.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
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In poetry:

"And when I named the blessed name,
His face became as livid clay,
And, on his foamy lips, the sounds,
Unutter'd, died away !"
"The Dark Ladie" by Anne Bannerman
They leap and lash among the rocks and sands,
White-lipped, as with a guilty secret tossed,
Forever feeling with their foamy hands
For something they have lost.
"The Sorrow Of The Sea" by Alexander Anderson
Since now, to health devoted, this calm shore
Breathes renovation in its foamy wave,
For the kind DONOR shall each heart implore,
The good his energies to others gave.
"Hoyle Lake" by Anna Seward
Thick-rushing, like an ocean vast
Of bisons the far prairie shaking,
The notes crowd heavily and fast
As surfs, one plunging while the last
Draws seaward from its foamy breaking.
"Remembered Music" by James Russell Lowell
Sea-drifts that on the foamy surf-line lay.
What jetsam! but they hailed it with delight;
They buried the singing head from sight,
And to Methymna took the sweet-stringed shell away.
"The Orphic Legacy" by Maurice Thompson
Or whether, under skies full flown,
The brightening surfs, with foamy din,
Their breeze-caught forelocks backward blown,
Against the beach's yellow zone
Curl slow, and plunge forever in.
"An Invitation" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Foamy lattes for the less fortunate.
Foamy Philanthropy In Spanish Fork, Utah.
Foamy bells offer colorful groundcover.
Last Night's Leftovers: Foamy Latte Fight Club Edition.
I stumbled across a rich vein of particularly foamy specimens at Mother Jones , commenting on Ted Nugent.
"Buyer beware," the server says, "the first one is always foamy.".
A reporter from WTTG in Washington, DC who was live on the scene of Hurricane Irene in Ocean City, Maryland was blasted with some sort of green foamy material that MyFoxNY later identified as "probably the remnants of raw sewage".
The state is investigating a foamy material bubbling up from strip-mine d property in Center Township that is in the process of being reclaimed.
This elegant foamy custard is a traditional Italian dessert that's best eaten right after preparing, but it doesn't take long to cook this sensual dessert while your guests wait.
You'll be seeing more of this white foamy stuff on top of the beers of the future, thanks to a recent genetic discovery.
Beat egg white until foamy.
Foamy lattes for the less fortunate .
Still, in spite of the obvious plot turn, Moscow, Belgium (originally titled Collision in Moscow in its Dutch-language release) rises, by virtue of its dogged realism , just above the frothy, foamy ocean of romantic comedy.
Move over Foamy and Axe… make way for bacon.
Spectators watch as a pilot flies a "foamy" around the air.
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In science:

For instance, it should be able to describe physical phenomena such as the quantum superposition of two distinct spacetime geometries, and it should provide us with a physical understanding of quantum spacetime at the Planck scale and of the “foamy” structure we strongly suspect it to have.
The century of the incomplete revolution: searching for general relativistic quantum field theory
In this formulation, a spin foam provides an intuitive picture of the foamy features of the quantum spacetime geometry.
The century of the incomplete revolution: searching for general relativistic quantum field theory
In fact, a spin foam can be seen as the formalization of Weehler’s intuition of the foamy structure of Planck scale geometry .
The century of the incomplete revolution: searching for general relativistic quantum field theory
Spacetime foam would introduce another source of noise, reflecting the fact that the distances involved in the experiment would be inherently unsharp in a foamy spacetime picture.
Quantum-Gravity Phenomenology: Status and Prospects
This distinctive foamy pattern is characterizied by galaxies accumulating in walls, filaments and dense compact clusters surrounding large nearempty void regions (see contribution van de Weygaert).
Report to Anaximander: A Dialogue on the Origin of the Cosmos in the Cradle of Western Civilization
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