Spume vs Bubbles - What's the difference?

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Spume is a related term of bubbles.


As nouns the difference between spume and bubbles

is that spume is foam or froth of liquid, particularly that of sea water while bubbles is .

As verbs the difference between spume and bubbles

is that spume is to froth while bubbles is (bubble).

spume

English

Noun

(-)
  • Foam or froth of liquid, particularly that of sea water.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • Materials dark and crude, / Of spiritous and fiery spume .
  • * {{quote-book, year=1892, author=(James Yoxall)
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  • * 1906 , (Jack London), , part I, ch I,
  • Their breath froze in the air as it left their mouths, spouting forth in spumes of vapour that settled upon the hair of their bodies and formed into crystals of frost.

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    Verb

    (spum)
  • To froth.
  • ----

    bubbles

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (slang) Sparkling wine; champagne.
  • *2011 Grace Dent " TV OD: Candy Cabs" The Guardian , 9 April 2011:
  • *:my grandest ambition is "pamper time" with "a glass of bubbles " and "some nibbles".
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (bubble)