Foam vs. Lather

Foam vs. Lather — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Foam and Lather

Foamnoun

A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains.

He doesn't like so much foam in his beer.

Lathernoun

The foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water.

Foamnoun

A substance formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid.

A foam mat can soften a hard seat.

Lathernoun

Foam from profuse sweating, as of a horse.

Foamnoun

(by extension) Sea foam; the sea.

He is in Europe, across the foam.

Lathernoun

(countable) A state of agitation.

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Foamnoun

Fury.

Latherverb

(transitive) To cover with lather.

Foamverb

(intransitive) To form or emit foam.

Latherverb

(transitive) To beat or whip.

Foamverb

(intransitive) To spew saliva as foam, to foam at the mouth.

Latherverb

(intransitive) To form lather or froth, as a horse does when profusely sweating.

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Foamnoun

a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

Lathernoun

the froth produced by soaps or detergents

Foamnoun

a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

Lathernoun

agitation resulting from active worry;

don't get in a stewhe's in a sweat about exams

Foamverb

form bubbles;

The boiling soup was frothingThe river was foamingSparkling water

Lathernoun

a workman who puts up laths

Lathernoun

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

Latherverb

cover with soap;

lather your body when you shower

Latherverb

beat severely with a whip or rod;

The teacher often flogged the studentsThe children were severely trounced

Latherverb

form a lather;

The shaving cream lathered

Latherverb

rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning