sea-foam

sea-foam

[′sē ‚fōm]
(mineralogy)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I put up at the old inn, and went down to look at the sea; staggering along the street, which was strewn with sand and seaweed, and with flying blotches of sea-foam; afraid of falling slates and tiles; and holding by people I met, at angry corners.
Thence, with native audacity, but still with a reserve as characteristic, she flew into the midst of a group of mariners, the swarthy-cheeked wild men of the ocean, as the Indians were of the land; and they gazed wonderingly and admiringly at Pearl, as if a flake of the sea-foam had taken the shape of a little maid, and were gifted with a soul of the sea-fire, that flashes beneath the prow in the night-time.
I was left a helpless widow, with a daughter on my hands growing up in beauty like the sea-foam; at length, however, as I had the character of being an excellent needlewoman, my lady the duchess, then lately married to my lord the duke, offered to take me with her to this kingdom of Aragon, and my daughter also, and here as time went by my daughter grew up and with her all the graces in the world; she sings like a lark, dances quick as thought, foots it like a gipsy, reads and writes like a schoolmaster, and does sums like a miser; of her neatness I say nothing, for the running water is not purer, and her age is now, if my memory serves me, sixteen years five months and three days, one more or less.
When she harkened to the wind that rattled in the chimney and dislodged the tiles on the roof, she imagined that he was being buffeted by the same storm, perched on top of a shattered mast, with his whole body bend backward and covered with sea-foam; or,--these were recollections of the engraved geography --he was being devoured by savages, or captured in a forest by apes, or dying on some lonely coast.
The breakers flung out of the night with a ghostly light on their crests -- the light of sea-foam that in a ferocious, boiling-up pale flash showed upon the slender body of the ship the toppling rush, the downfall, and the seething mad scurry of each wave.
Sea-foam green is a strong colour throughout several pieces in a variety of hand-knitted jumpers, as well as a knitted gilet, all of which maintain the same preppy and feminine style that they wore so well in the 50s.
It takes nearly an hour before the titular, prehistoric giant shark comes into the sea-foam limelight.
Time to get your Ariel on: Paint your walls sea-foam green, start an Etsy shop, wear that pink glitter lipstick.
In addition, King had the three walls surrounding the work painted in bright yellow, sea-foam green, and red, such that one could glimpse different pieces of color in the gaps between forms and varied perforations within.
Use one-line weaving east & west over sea-foam,
Best actress nominee Cate Blanchett wore a sea-foam Armani Prive gown adorned with a profusion of hand-sewn flowers and feathers.