Spumescent vs Spumescence - What's the difference?
| Derived terms
Spumescent is a derived term of spumescence.
As an adjective spumescent
is (rare) resembling froth or foam; foaming.
As a noun spumescence is
(obsolete) the state or characteristic of being foamy or frothy.
(rare) Resembling froth or foam; foaming.
* 1957 , , The Strangers Were There: Selected Stories , Macmillan,
* 1993 , Hjalmar Thesen, The Way Back: A Novel , ISBN 9780864862549,
- The snowfall had changed again, the flakes larger now and less insistent; they had a buoyant and spumescent quality.
* 2008 , , The Reality Dysfunction , ISBN 9780316021807,
- His eyes burned black with the intensity of their gaze over the hidden ravine below; over the thin, white waterfall, spumescent , blown into mist.
- Then she screamed as a jet of spumescent gore slopped across the front of the paralysed fabric.
(obsolete) The state or characteristic of being foamy or frothy.