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  Definition of Bubble
  1. a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic
  2. an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn''t want to burst the newcomer''s bubble"
  3. a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control; "his proposal was nothing but a house of cards"; "a real estate bubble"
  4. a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
  5. expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
  6. form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
  7. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
Similar Words: house of cards, burp, belch, eruct, ripple, babble, guggle, burble, gurgle

 

See Also: bubble over, overflow, spill over

 

Hyponyms: air bubble, foam, froth, soap bubble, fizz, effervesce, sparkle

 

Grouped Verbs: gurgle

 

Derivational Morphology: ripple, babble, guggle, burble, gurgle, burp, belch, eruct, belching, burping, eructation, drinking fountain, water fountain, bubbler, rippling, riffle, wavelet

 

 
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