or foam metal
noun Chemistry, Metallurgy.
a uniform foamlike metal structure produced when hydrogen bubbles are evolved from metal hydrides uniformly dispersed throughout a host metal or metal alloy: used as a structural material because of its shock-absorbing properties and light weight.
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- foam at the mouth,
- foam cell,
- foam glass,
- foam rubber,
- foamed plastic,
- foamy virus,
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