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Definition of Bubble


  1. A thin film of liquid inflated with air or gas; as, a soap bubble; bubbles on the surface of a river.
  2. A small quantity of air or gas within a liquid body; as, bubbles rising in champagne or aerated waters.
  3. A globule of air, or globular vacuum, in a transparent solid; as, bubbles in window glass, or in a lens.
  4. A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
  5. The globule of air in the spirit tube of a level.
  6. Anything that wants firmness or solidity; that which is more specious than real; a false show; a cheat or fraud; a delusive scheme; an empty project; a dishonest speculation; as, the South Sea bubble.
  7. A person deceived by an empty project; a gull.
  8. To rise in bubbles, as liquids when boiling or agitated; to contain bubbles.
  9. To run with a gurgling noise, as if forming bubbles; as, a bubbling stream.
  10. To sing with a gurgling or warbling sound.

Bubble Quotations

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig. - Marcus Aurelius
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Marcus Aurelius

I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work. I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality.
Mitch Hedberg

We live in a strange bubble.
Brian Molko

You can often wash your troubles away with the right kind of bath. Throw everything you have into the tub: bubble gels, bubble oils, bubble powders, bubble gum.
Henry Beard

After I finished high school I went to Hong Kong and Thailand and spent some time there. Just to get that whole experience of being out of the bubble that I was in from high school in Vancouver, to be able to travel around and be on your own was an amazing experience.
Shay Mitchell
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Bubble Translations

bubble in Dutch is borrelen
bubble in French is bulle, vessie
bubble in German is blubbern, Blase, Blasen, sprudeln, sprudeln
bubble in Italian is soffio
bubble in Portuguese is bexiga, bolha
bubble in Spanish is burbuja, vejiga
bubble in Swedish is porla, bubbla
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