Associations to the word «Bubble»


BUBBLE, noun. A spherically contained volume of air or other gas, especially one made from soapy liquid.
BUBBLE, noun. A small spherical cavity in a solid material.
BUBBLE, noun. Anything resembling a hollow sphere.
BUBBLE, noun. (economics) A period of intense speculation in a market, causing prices to rise quickly to irrational levels as the metaphorical bubble expands, and then fall even more quickly as the bubble bursts (eg the South Sea Bubble).
BUBBLE, noun. (obsolete) Someone who has been ‘bubbled’ or fooled; a dupe.
BUBBLE, noun. (figurative) The emotional and/or physical atmosphere in which the subject is immersed; circumstances, ambience.
BUBBLE, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) a Greek (also: bubble and squeak)
BUBBLE, noun. A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
BUBBLE, noun. The globule of air in the spirit tube of a level.
BUBBLE, noun. Anything lacking firmness or solidity; a cheat or fraud; an empty project.
BUBBLE, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh. (also: bubble bath)
BUBBLE, verb. (intransitive) To produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such as in foods cooking or liquids boiling).
BUBBLE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To cheat, delude.
BUBBLE, verb. (intransitive) (Scotland and Northern England) To cry, weep.
BUBBLE AND SQUEAK, noun. (British) (NZ) Cabbage and mashed potatoes etc. fried together
BUBBLE AND SQUEAK, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) a Greek (also: bubble)
BUBBLE ASS, noun. (US) (slang) A bubble butt.
BUBBLE ASSES, noun. Plural of bubble ass
BUBBLE BABY DISEASE, noun. Synonym of bubble boy disease.
BUBBLE BATH, noun. A bath in which an additive is poured directly into the water that creates bubbles.
BUBBLE BATH, noun. A soap-based product to be added to a bath to create bubbles.
BUBBLE BATH, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh.
BUBBLE BATHS, noun. Plural of bubble bath
BUBBLE BLOWER, noun. A children's toy in the form of tool for making bubbles by blowing on a membrane of soap water or similar fluid sticked to a circlet.
BUBBLE BOY DISEASE, noun. Severe combined immunodeficiency, a genetic disorder resulting in extreme vulnerability to infectious diseases
BUBBLE BOY SYNDROME, noun. Synonym of bubble boy disease.
BUBBLE BUTT, noun. (US) (slang) (LGBT) Large, rounded buttocks.
BUBBLE BUTT, noun. (US) (slang) A fat person.
BUBBLE BUTTS, noun. Plural of bubble butt
BUBBLE CAKE, noun. A chocolate crackle.
BUBBLE CAKES, noun. Plural of bubble cake
BUBBLE CAR, noun. (rail transport) (informal) a single-car multiple unit
BUBBLE CAR, noun. A small three-wheel motor vehicle in a category between a motorbike and a car
BUBBLE CARS, noun. Plural of bubble car
BUBBLE CHAMBER, noun. A vessel filled with a superheated transparent liquid (most often liquid hydrogen) used to detect electrically charged particles moving through it.
BUBBLE CHAMBERS, noun. Plural of bubble chamber
BUBBLE GUM, noun. Alternative form of bubblegum
BUBBLE GUMS, noun. Plural of bubble gum
BUBBLE LEVEL, noun. A tool employing a chamber with a colored liquid and an air bubble, used to determine if a surface is level horizontally, vertically, or at a 45-degree angle.
BUBBLE LEVELS, noun. Plural of bubble level
BUBBLE MEMORIES, noun. Plural of bubble memory
BUBBLE MEMORY, noun. (computing) A type of non-volatile computer memory that uses a thin film of magnetic material to hold small magnetized areas, known as bubbles or domains, each storing one bit of data.
BUBBLE OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To be very enthusiastic, or highly excited.
BUBBLE PIPE, noun. A toy in the shape of a tobacco pipe, used to blow bubbles.
BUBBLE POSITION, noun. (motor racing) The bottom qualifying position in a race, on the outside of the last row at the starting line.
BUBBLE POSITIONS, noun. Plural of bubble position
BUBBLE SHELL, noun. (malacology) A marine univalve shell of the genus Bulla and allied genera, belonging to the Tectibranchiata molluscs.
BUBBLE SHELL, noun. The headshield slug of genus Bulla, belonging to the clade Cephalaspidea of gastropods.
BUBBLE SHELLS, noun. Plural of bubble shell
BUBBLE SORT, noun. (computing) A sorting algorithm in which neighboring two values are compared and swapped into right order if necessary in the most inner loop.
BUBBLE SORTS, noun. Plural of bubble sort
BUBBLE TEA, noun. A tea-based sweet drink mixed with fruit juice, syrup and/or milk and other ingredients such as tapioca pearls, of Taiwanese origin
BUBBLE TEAM, noun. (sports) (particularly NCAA basketball) A team on the bubble for an upcoming tournament.
BUBBLE TEAMS, noun. Plural of bubble team
BUBBLE TEAS, noun. Plural of bubble tea
BUBBLE UP, verb. (intransitive) To move upward in bubbles or in a way suggesting bubbles.
BUBBLE WAND, noun. A wand (stick) with a loop at one end for dipping into soap solution so bubbles may be formed by subsequently passing air through the loop.
BUBBLE WANDS, noun. Plural of bubble wand
BUBBLE WRAP, noun. Cushioning material consisting of small spheres of air trapped in plastic, sold on long rolls for tearing off, and used as packaging for fragile items.

Dictionary definition

BUBBLE, noun. A hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide).
BUBBLE, noun. 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".
BUBBLE, noun. An impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble".
BUBBLE, noun. A dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic.
BUBBLE, verb. Form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling".
BUBBLE, verb. Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks".
BUBBLE, verb. Rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface".
BUBBLE, verb. Cause to form bubbles; "bubble gas through a liquid".
BUBBLE, verb. Expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis