Spue vs Spume - What's the difference?

spue | spume |


As verbs the difference between spue and spume

is that spue is while spume is to froth.

As a noun spume is

foam or froth of liquid, particularly that of sea water.

spue

English

Verb

(spu)
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    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)
  • , chapter=5, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=The desert storm was riding in its strength; the travellers lay beneath the mastery of the fell simoom.
  • * 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.
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