Sea foam



  • A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains, especially:
  • A material formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid.
  • The sea.
  • Fury.



  • From Middle English fome, fom, from Old English fām, from Proto-Germanic *faimaz, from Proto-Indo-European, from *(s)poH(y)-. Cognate with German Feim ("foam"), Latin spūma ("foam"), Latin pūmex ("pumice"), Sanskrit फेन ("foam"), possibly Northern Kurdish fê ("epilepsy").

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