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sea foam

the foam of the sea.
meerschaum (def 1).
Origin of sea foam
1250-1300; Middle English
Related forms
sea-foam, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for sea foam
  • Eyes perched high on stalks allow ghost crabs to watch for predators even while scuttling through sea foam.
  • Harder to find colors include sea foam and olive green, aqua, cobalt blue and amber.
  • The designer bathroom boasts sea foam green tiles and a deep bathing tub.
  • Exposure from breathing in fumes from sea foam during a bloom will also cause symptoms to occur.
  • Fronts can often be recognized at the surface by concentrations of sea foam, debris, or other materials.
  • She delighted in watching the golden plovers dance near the breaking waves and curtsey to the sea foam.
British Dictionary definitions for sea foam

sea foam

foam formed on the surface of the sea
a former name for meerschaum (sense 1)
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