AskDefine | Define bubbling

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bubbling adj
1 emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer" [syn: bubbly, foaming, foamy, frothy, effervescing]
2 marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "sparkling conversation"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders" [syn: effervescent, scintillating, sparkling, sparkly]
3 covered with or resembling small bubbles as from being agitated by beating or heating; "the bubbling candy mixture"; "a cup of foaming cocoa"; "frothy milkshakes"; "frothy waves"; "spumy surf" [syn: foaming, foamy, frothing, spumous, spumy, sudsy]

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  1. present participle of bubble

Extensive Definition

Bubble may refer to:

Traditional bubbles

  • Liquid bubble, a globule of one substance encased in another, usually air in a liquid
    • Soap bubble, a bubble formed by soapy water
    • Antibubble, a droplet of liquid surrounded by a thin film of gas

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Other meanings

bubbling in German: Bubble
bubbling in French: Bubble
bubbling in Dutch: Bubble
bubbling in Japanese: バブル
bubbling in Finnish: Kupla
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