bubble

/bˈʌbəl/

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noun:

  1. The emotional and/or physical atmosphere in which the subject is immersed.
  2. An officer's station in a prison dormitory, affording views on all sides.
  3. The point in a poker tournament when the last player without a prize loses all their chips and leaves the game, leaving only players that are going to win prizes. (e.g., if the last remaining 9 players win prizes, then the point when the 10th player leaves the tournament).
  4. A laugh.
  5. 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.
  6. A small spherical cavity in a solid material.
  7. Anything resembling a hollow sphere.
  8. A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
  9. A group of people who are in quarantine together.
  10. The globule of air in the chamber of a spirit level.
  11. Anything lacking firmness or solidity; a cheat or fraud; an empty project.
  12. A Greek.
  13. Any of the small magnetized areas that make up bubble memory.
  14. Someone who has been ‘bubbled' or fooled; a dupe.
  15. A spherically contained volume of air or other gas, especially one made from soapy liquid.

verb:

  1. To rise through a medium or system, similar to the way that bubbles rise in liquid.
  2. To pat a baby on the back so as to cause it to belch.
  3. To cry, weep.
  4. To express in a bubbly or lively manner.
  5. To cover with bubbles.
  6. To join together in a support bubble.
  7. To cause to feel as if bubbling or churning.
  8. To form into a protruding round shape.
  9. To bubble in; to mark a response on a form by filling in a circular area (‘bubble').
  10. To produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such as in foods cooking or liquids boiling).
  11. To churn or foment, as if wishing to rise to the surface. Rage bubbled inside him.
  12. To cheat, delude.

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