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Definition 1: a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic - [noun denoting artifact]

(bubble is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Definition 2: an impracticable and illusory idea - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble

(bubble is a kind of ...) something many people believe that is false

"they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"

Definition 3: a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
  • a real estate bubble

Synonyms for bubble in the sense of this definition

(bubble is a kind of ...) an elaborate and systematic plan of action

Definition 4: a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide) - [noun denoting object]

(bubble is a kind of ...) a small globe or ball

(... is a kind of bubble ) a bubble of air

(... is a kind of bubble ) a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

"the beer had a thick head of foam"

(... is a kind of bubble ) a bubble formed by a thin soap film

Definition 5: expel gas from the stomach - [verb of body]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please don't burp at the table

Synonyms for bubble in the sense of this definition

(bubble is a kind of ...) expel (gases or odors)

Definition 6: form, produce, or emit bubbles - [verb of change]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The soup was bubbling

(bubble is a kind of ...) expel (gases or odors)

(... is a kind of bubble ) become bubbly or frothy or foaming

"The boiling soup was frothing" "The river was foaming" "sparkling water"

Definition 7: cause to form bubbles - [verb of change]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bubble gas through a liquid

(bubble is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(bubble causes ...) form, produce, or emit bubbles

"The soup was bubbling"

Definition 8: rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles - [verb of motion]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bubble to the surface

(bubble is a kind of ...) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

Definition 9: flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise - [verb of perception]

Samples where bubble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • babbling brooks

Synonyms for bubble in the sense of this definition

(bubble is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

(bubble has a similar meaning as ...) make sounds similar to gurgling water

"The baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it"

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