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foam at the mouth

 
1. Lit. to create froth or foam around the mouth, as with some diseases. The poor dog was foaming at the mouth and looked quite dangerous. What does it mean when a cow foams at the mouth?
2. Fig. to be extraordinarily angry. She was almost foaming at the mouth when she heard about the cost of the car repairs. Walter was foaming at the mouth with rage.
See also: foam, mouth

foam up

[for something, such as soap or milk] to make foam or lather. Milk will foam up when it is boiled. The boiling soup foamed up and slopped over the pot.
See also: foam, up

foam at the mouth

1. to be uncontrollably excited The band's high-energy music left the crowd foaming at the mouth for more.
2. to be uncontrollably angry And there was my mom, still foaming at the mouth, still shouting at my brother.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of foam at the mouth (to have an illness that causes liquid and bubbles to collect around the mouth)
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foaming at the mouth

very angry The court's decision has left bloodsport enthusiasts foaming at the mouth.
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foam at the mouth

Be extremely angry, as in She was foaming at the mouth over the judge's ruling. This hyperbolic term uses the verb foam in the sense of "froth at the mouth," a usage generally applied to animals such as horses and dating from about a.d. 950. [1400s]
See also: foam, mouth

foam up

v.
To become more foamy: Shaving cream foams up when you spray it from the can.
See also: foam, up

foam

n. beer. All the guy thinks about is foam.
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The ability to foam EAs using water as the foaming agent is a new development with much promise in cost savings and environmental safety.
in which the mold was initially packed full, and then the mold expanded to permit foaming at the core of the part.
Foaming of a TPE has been accomplished for an extruded rubber part via two processes.
Variable Pressure Foaming is an environmentally friendly process that produces foam continuously in an airlock chamber with greater consistency than conventional foaming methods.
Endex endothermic chemical foaming and nucleating agents, and endothermic/ exothermic synergistic hybrids for thermoplastic foams generate fine closed-cell structures.
Hennecke reported on a significant upgrade to its WKH oval conveyor for foaming car seats.
Unicell DX multiple grades of modified azo for moderate and low foaming temperatures.
Besides friendship and complementary skills, the group has years of experience with endothermic foaming agents.
Niax A-537 uses a blocking agent that is consumed in the foaming process.
Included are foaming, peeling, shredding, milling, quilting, profile, and foam ball milling machines.
In-situ foaming is applicable to central heating and air-conditioning systems, caps, and valves.
Mitchell and Stephan Wendel, Air Products and Chemicals; "Innovation in color delivery," Wouter Verbouwe, Milliken Chemical; "Innovative on-line process control for flexible foam production," Hubert Ehbing, Bayer MaterialScience AG; "State of the art in slabstock foaming," Stephan Wester, Hennecke GmbH; "Automated cutting lines: New ways of foam treatment," Harald Kullmann, Albrecht Baumer GmbH; and "Latest advances in continuous slabstock production technology," Jonathan Rayner, Cannon Viking Limited.
C is required (in addition to O) for heat generation during melting and superheating to tap temperature and to achieve produce CO for slag foaming and the resulting clean steel.
Within each of them, Sekisui Voltek can modify elements like resin selection, additives, foaming technologies, cross-linking parameters, density and thickness to achieve the performance parameters customers need.