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  Words related to bubble

Related / Similar Words: house of cards, burp, belch, eruct, ripple, babble, guggle, burble, gurgle

 

Definition:
  • a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic;
  • an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn''t want to burst the newcomer''s bubble";
  • 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";
  • a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide);
  • expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table";
  • form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling";
  • flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks";

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    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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