Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » F » Frontage ... Fructosuria

FROTH

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does froth mean? 

FROTH (noun)
  The noun FROTH has 1 sense:

1. a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

  Familiarity information: FROTH used as a noun is very rare.


FROTH (verb)
  The verb FROTH has 2 senses:

1. form bubbles
2. make froth or foam and become bubbly

  Familiarity information: FROTH used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FROTH (noun)


Sense 1froth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

foam; froth

Context example:

the beer had a thick head of foam

Hypernyms ("froth" is a kind of...):

bubble (a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "froth"):

shaving foam (toiletry consisting of a liquid preparation containing many small bubbles that soften the beard before shaving)

head (the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container)

lather (the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse))

lather; soapsuds; suds (the froth produced by soaps or detergents)

spume (foam or froth on the sea)

white water; whitewater (frothy water as in rapids or waterfalls)


FROTH (verb)


Sense 1froth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Form bubbles

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

froth; foam; fizz; effervesce; sparkle

Context examples:

The boiling soup was frothing / The river was foaming / Sparkling water

Hypernyms (to "froth" is one way to...):

bubble (form, produce, or emit bubbles)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "froth"):

lather (form a lather)

seethe (foam as if boiling)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2froth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make froth or foam and become bubbly

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

spume; froth; suds

Context example:

The river foamed

Hypernyms (to "froth" is one way to...):

create; make (make or cause to be or to become)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Two's company, three's a crowd." (English proverb)

"When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard." (Native American proverb, Lakota)

"Some forgiveness is weakness." (Arabic proverb)

"Gentle doctors cause smelly wounds." (Dutch proverb)

 FROTH: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.1124 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: