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BUBBLE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)

  2. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: house of cards

  3. [noun] an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble"

  4. [noun] a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic

  5. [verb] form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"

  6. [verb] flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
    Synonyms: ripple, babble, guggle, burble, gurgle

  7. [verb] expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
    Synonyms: burp, belch, eruct

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