foam·​ing ˈfō-miŋ How to pronounce foaming (audio)
: having or producing a light, frothy mass of bubbles : producing foam
foaming agents
a foaming kitchen tile cleanser
a foaming river
If it pleases you to soak your skin in milk baths, seaweed wraps, and foaming facials, you're not harming anything, least of all your epidermis.Betsy Bauer
White foaming water slid past, and warm spray blended with the rain.Cheresse Smoot

Examples of foaming in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Sur La Table Pros: Both beautiful in design and its foaming results, this frother is versatile with two speed levels and can be used to mix dressings and milkshakes, too. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 22 Aug. 2023 Clean Cult’s foaming hand soap refills come in a variety of scents, including wild lavender and grapefruit basil. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Woman's Day, 17 Aug. 2023 Before diving into how to make cold foam, round up those ingredients and your foaming tool of choice. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Aug. 2023 Formulated with a blend of natural aromatic extracts that feature creamy, tropical undertones, this foaming face wash spreads easily and luxuriously across your skin. Sherri Gordon, Verywell Health, 12 June 2023 While the idea of slathering your cheeks in oil may sound counterintuitive, evidence suggests a good cleansing facial oil may cause less irritation and dryness than traditional foaming cleansers. Shannon Ullman, Health, 5 May 2023 Typically, my face feels sensitised after using foaming cleansers, but not with this one. Megan Decker,, 9 Mar. 2023 This non-foaming shaving cream effectively locks in moisture through the use of shea butter, squalane, and glycerine. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 May 2022 Typically, my face feels sensitized after using foaming cleansers, but not with this one. Megan Decker,, 14 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foaming was in the 15th century

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“Foaming.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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