Definitions of bubble

  1. To rise in bubbles; run with a gurgling sound.
  2. To rise in bubbles.
  3. form produce, or emit bubbles, as of liquids or gases; " The soup was bubbling"
  4. To cause to bubble; to cheat.
  5. To rise up in air- bells, as on the top of a liquid; to run with a gentle gurgling noise; to cheat.
  6. an impracticable and illusory idea; " he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble"
  7. 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"
  8. a hollow globule of gas ( e. g., air or carbon dioxide)
  9. A thin film of liquid inflated with air or gas; as, a soap bubble; bubbles on the surface of a river.
  10. A small quantity of air or gas within a liquid body; as, bubbles rising in champagne or aerated waters.
  11. A globule of air, or globular vacuum, in a transparent solid; as, bubbles in window glass, or in a lens.
  12. A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
  13. The globule of air in the spirit tube of a level.
  14. A person deceived by an empty project; a gull.
  15. To rise in bubbles, as liquids when boiling or agitated; to contain bubbles.
  16. To run with a gurgling noise, as if forming bubbles; as, a bubbling stream.
  17. To sing with a gurgling or warbling sound.
  18. A small globe of water or other fluid filled with air or gas; a small body of air or gas rising to the surface of a liquid; anything unreal or fanciful, as an empty shceme to deceive people into investing their money.
  19. A bladder of water blown out with air: anything empty: a cheating scheme.
  20. A film of liquid filled with air; anything empty; a delusion.
  21. Anything unsubstantial; a delusion; cheat; fraud.
  22. A small vesicle of water or other fluid, inflated with air; anything that wants firmness or solidity; a fraudulent scheme.
  23. A round film or skin of water full of air; anything empty; a false show; something not real.