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bubble

bub·ble

bubble

 
 
pronunciation:
buh bl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
bubble over
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an approximately spherical volume of gas bounded by a liquid or a solid.
bubbles in the boiling water
 
similar words:
bead, globule
definition 2: a small sphere of gas surrounded by a thin liquid membrane.
bubbles made from soap
similar words:
barm, foam, froth, lather, soapsuds, suds
definition 3: anything that resembles a bubble in shape.
a plastic bubble over the swimming pool
synonyms:
globe
similar words:
ball, bead, blister, boss, globule, sphere, spheroid
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bubbled, bubbles, bubbling
definition 1: to create or emit bubbles.
The boiling water is bubbling.
similar words:
boil, effervesce, fizz, foam, sparkle
definition 2: of liquid, to move along while making a sound like that of bubbles breaking.
The stream bubbled down the valley.
synonyms:
burble, gurgle, purl
similar words:
babble, ripple, sputter
definition 3: to be cheery and lively.
That performance bubbled with wit.
synonyms:
effervesce, sparkle
phrase: bubble over
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to produce bubbles.
similar words:
boil
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