from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or characteristic of being foamy or frothy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being foamy; frothiness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Frothiness; the state of foaming or being foamy.


See spumescent. (Wiktionary)


  • Boys get the symbolism of that maddened pursuit, the White Whale’s infernal aforethought of ferocity, and all that spumescence.

    Kalooki Nights

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