Sentence Examples with the word foam

ANADYOMENE ('AvaSvo l av), an epithet of Aphrodite (Venus), expressive of her having sprung from the foam of the sea.

Cordifolia, the foam flower, is very ornamental in border or rockery.

He is the most gamesome and light-hearted of all the whales, making more gay foam and white water generally than any other of them.

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As the small filings produced by friction seek to pass through the interstices between the rapidly revolving spherical particles in the vortex, they are detained and become twisted and channelled in their passage, and when they reach the edge of the inner ocean of solar dust they settle upon it as the froth and foam produced by the agitation of water gathers upon its surface.

Sometimes through the monotonous waves of men, like a fleck of white foam on the waves of the Enns, an officer, in a cloak and with a type of face different from that of the men, squeezed his way along; sometimes like a chip of wood whirling in the river, an hussar on foot, an orderly, or a townsman was carried through the waves of infantry; and sometimes like a log floating down the river, an officers' or company's baggage wagon, piled high, leather covered, and hemmed in on all sides, moved across the bridge.

She looked as if she had just risen from the foam of the sea, and her loveliness was like a strain of heavenly music.

Meanwhile Ahab half smothered in the foam of the whale's insolent tail, and too much of a cripple to swim,--though he could still keep afloat, even in the heart of such a whirlpool as that; helpless Ahab's head was seen, like a tossed bubble which the least chance shock might burst.

There were foam toe separators on her bare feet and her toenails were painted a dark crimson.

She did not writhe in pain, nor snarl, nor foam at the mouth.

Thus, in the Hesiodic account of her birth, she is represented as sprung from the foam which gathered round the mutilated member of Uranus, and her name has been explained by reference to this.