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froth at the mouth

1. Literally, to produce foam from one's mouth, as due to a disease or other ailment. All of a sudden she collapsed in a fit, convulsing and frothing at the mouth.
2. Figuratively, to be viciously and uncontrollably angry or upset. The protesters had formed outside the courthouse, frothing at the mouth as the alleged murderer made his way up the steps.
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foam at the mouth

1. Literally, to produce foam from one's mouth, as due to a disease or other ailment. All of a sudden she collapsed in a fit, convulsing and foaming at the mouth.
2. Figuratively, to be viciously and uncontrollably angry or upset. The protesters had formed outside the courthouse, foaming at the mouth as the alleged murderer made his way up the steps.
See also: foam, mouth

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.
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froth something up

to whip or aerate something until it is frothy. Froth the milk up before you add it to the sauce. Froth up the milk before you pour it in.
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froth up

[for something] to build up a froth when whipped, aerated, or boiled. The mixture began to froth up as Dan beat it. The milk frothed up as the steam went through it.
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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]
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foam at the mouth

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froth at the mouth

1. If someone foams at the mouth or froths at the mouth, they are very angry. Stewart was still foaming at the mouth about the incident when we spoke. The mere mention of `political correctness' is enough to cause journalists to froth at the mouth.
2. If someone foams at the mouth or froths at the mouth, they are very excited about something. The news that the team's top player is up for sale at the end of the season has got Premier League bosses foaming at the mouth in excitement. A new vintage home store has got A-list celebrities frothing at the mouth with excitement. Note: To foam or froth at the mouth literally means to produce a lot of foam or froth in the form of saliva. This is associated especially with having the disease rabies.
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froth (or foam) at the mouth

be very angry.
This phrase stems from the involuntary production of large amounts of saliva from the mouth during a seizure or fit.
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foam at the ˈmouth

(informal) be extremely angry: He stood there foaming at the mouth. I’ve never seen anybody so angry.
If an animal foams at the mouth, it has a mass of small bubbles in and around its mouth, especially because it is very ill or angry.
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froth up

v.
1. To become frothy or foamy: The vinegar quickly frothed up when I added the baking soda.
2. To cause something to become frothy or foamy: The spinning blades of the blender frothed up the juice. You need to stir vigorously in order to froth the sauce up.
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froth

n. a beer. How about another pitcher of frost, innkeeper?
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A SCHOTT Duran glass milk pitcher with a stay cool handle allows for easy handling during frothing, heating and pouring.
It's going to happen later in the shelf life, not immediately," he said, pointing out that when researchers investigated his theory by adding monoglycerides or mid-chain fatty acids to milk after pasteurization and homogenization, they were able to lower milk's frothing capacity.
With a handsome design and a small footprint on the countertop, the froth PRO includes a black pitcher along with a silver and black base and illuminated touch pad buttons, two frothing disks and one heating disk.
The steam espresso/cappuccino maker, priced below $40, features adjustable steam pressure that allows beginners to gradually become accustomed to working with the frother, as well as a frothing aid and a three-way selector knob for separate brewing and frothing.
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Despite the frothing action in this process, both suppliers claim good flowability and mold-filling ability.
The E260T is also packaged with a 10-ounce stainless steel frothing pitcher and an easy- to-follow instructional video designed to show Mom just how simple it is to make a perfect cup of espresso and cappuccino at home.
Both machines come with Capresso's DualFrother PLUS frothing wand, which allows one to steam milk for lattes or froth and steam milk for cappuccinos without changing the equipment.
The frothing process has two steps: the pouring of the refrigerated milk into the unit and the pressing of the "start" button.
Research is underway examining how milk's fatty acid composition--achieved either via different lactation stages within cows or varying animal feed--can impact frothing.
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There is the frothing -- there is sometimes even the actual roasting being taken on at the home level -- and some vendors believe it is that all-encompassing interest that will help propel sales of more advanced fully automatic coffee centers.
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