Predicate: foam

Roleset id: foam.01 , (cause to) become foamy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

foam.01: FOAM-V NOTES: Frames file for 'foam' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 43.4, 47.2. (from foam.01-v predicate notes) FOAMING-N NOTES: (from foaming.01-n)


foam (v.)
foaming (n.)


        Arg0-DIR: causer of foaminess (vnrole: 43.4-Source)
        Arg1-PPT: foamy thing (vnrole: 43.4-Theme, 47.2-Theme)

Example: agentive, no object

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: gerund

        But even though by some estimates it might cost the world as much as $100 billion between now and the year 2000 to convert to other coolants, foaming agents and solvents and to redesign equipment for these less efficient substitutes, the Montreal Protocol's legions of supporters say it is worth it.

        Rel: foaming
        Arg0: agents

Example: both args

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John foamed some milk for Mary's cappuccino.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: foamed
        Arg1: some milk for Mary's cappuccino