English version

bubble in Newspapers, printing, publishing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbubblebub‧ble1 /ˈbʌbəl/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 bubble.jpg AIRa ball of air or gas in liquid When water boils, bubbles rise to the surface. soap bubbles She was blowing bubbles in her milk with a straw.2 AIRa small amount of air trapped in a solid substance Examine the glass carefully for bubbles.3 a bubble of something4 (also speech bubble)TCN a circle around the words said by someone in a cartoon5 a situation in which the prices of something such as company shares or houses increase a lot very quickly, so they are too high and will quickly come down again Eager investors created a stock market bubble.6 the bubble bursts7 burst/prick somebody’s bubble
Examples from the Corpus
bubbleHe may respond with a shy smile when mom or dad blows bubbles on his stomach.If bubbles do not appear, the yeast organisms have died.No one knew anyone in the other bubble.While it was on top, it lost some of the bubbles and sank to the bottom again.Equally, it is no coincidence that we hear a good deal less of it now that the bubble is deflating.Standing back, she watched the bubbles coming up into the bottle.The bubble in technology shares has deflated.The tiny bubbles, stirred by her breath, foam up briefly and dissolve.blowing bubblesWhy not something else equally apparently arbitrary, such as blowing bubbles, or dropping pebbles?