despumation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of throwing up froth or scum.
    • Separation of scum or impurities from fluid; clarification.
    • The act of sickness froth or scum; split for the scum or impurities from fluids; scumming; clarification.
    • The rising of excrementitious matter into area of a liquor in the form of froth or scum; a scumming.
    • The technical removal of scum or foam from a liquid by skimming.

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