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frothing

[frȯ·thiŋ]
(engineering)
The producing of relatively stable bubbles at an air-liquid interface as the result of agitation, aeration, ebulliation, or chemical reaction; it can be an undesired side effect, but in minerals beneficiation it is the basis of froth flotation.
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Flotation cells require precise control of compressed air because the frothing process efficiency is based on the speed of the froth as it moves from the surface of the slurry to the recovery area.
Police said he stalled the car before crashing into a signpost, when he was stopped police found him 'frothing at the mouth.'.
Convenience features include dual auto shut-off for safety and a storage compartment in the bottom of the base so that the two frothing disks and one heating disk are all stored right in the unit.
He had a real go at us and was frothing at the mouth.
With a machine that offers advanced frothing attachments, it is equally easy to create a perfect cappuccino in under two minutes.
There the unfortunate symptoms are frothing apocalypticism, fractured reasoning, knee jerking, and involuntary eye rolling.
But most people were too shell-shocked, too dismayed, and too dis-oriented to be able to work up a frothing rage.
a sudden poem whips, / thrashes, frothing your book."
Scientists at Louisiana State University (Department of Dairy Science, 111 Dairy Science Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803) have determined that storage and handling are the factors that mostly affect milk's performance as a frothing agent in hot beverages.
Extra care must be taken where the collector used also has frothing properties.
They are also used to stabilize the resulting polymer latex and others are used as frothing agents.
A Greggs spokesperson said: "We had great fun frothing our coffee into the faces of the six celebrities for the start of the Britain's Got Talent show and are delighted with how good looking they all look on a freshly ground cup of coffee.