Science / Chemistry / Foam: A colloid in which bubbles of gas are suspended in a solid or liquid. Aerogel (solid smoke) and Styrafoam are examples of solid foams; whipped cream is an example of a liquid foam.

Other Words for Foam

Foam Adjective Synonyms: bubbles, froth, spume, lather, suds, effervescence, sparkle, carbonation, fizz

Aluminum (Al)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Aluminum (Al): Atomic number: 13, Atomic mass: 26.98154 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.5, Density: 2.7 -3 at 20 °C, Melting point: 660.4 °C, Boiling point: 2467 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.143 nm, Ionic radius MORE


Business / Real Estate / Urea-Formaldehyde: First used in building materials, particularly insulation, in the 1970s. Gases leak out of the urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) as it hardens and become trapped in the interior of a building. MORE


Life Style / Painting / Roller: A paint application tool having a revolving cylinder covered with lambs-wool, fabric, foamed plastic or other material. MORE


Life Style / Coffee / Crema: The pale brown foam covering the surface of a well-brewed tazzina of espresso. MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Leathers: The form-fitting leather suit a rider wears on the street or track. Racing leathers feature special, sturdy stitching, abrasion-resistant hides, and foam and plastic armor at key points such as the ba MORE

CE Armor

Technology / Motorcycle / CE Armor: A European system of grading motorcycle protective armor that encompasses both energy absorption capability as well as pad shape and size. The armor or pads are designed to offer added protection to a MORE