Definition of Air bubble

1. Noun. A bubble of air.

Generic synonyms: Bubble

Definition of Air bubble

1. Noun. A small pocket of air inside a solid, a liquid or surrounded by a colloid within a larger fluid environment. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Bubble

air bases
air bed
air beds
air biscuit
air bladder
air bladders
air bounce
air brake
air brakes
air brick
air bricks
air bridge
air bridges
air bronchogram
air brush
air bubble (current term)
air burst
air bursts
air cadet
air cadets
air cargo
air carrier
air carriers
air castle
air cell
air cells
air cells of auditory tube
air chamber
air cleaner
air cleaners

Literary usage of Air bubble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Microscope: An Illustrated Monthly Designed to Popularize the Subject of (1892)
"Shade the object ; and with the plane mirror, light the field with central light. Search the preparation until an air bubble is found appearing ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"The air bubble acts practically as a piston, and no fluid can be seen to pass ... tube, similar to the gauge described above, and containing an air bubble, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"If shows one of the earlier air-bubble experiments with a thicker sheet of water. In this case the stream lines break up behind the obstruction, ..."

4. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1920)
"Search the preparation until an air bubble and an oil globule, each appearing about 1 mm. in diameter, are found in the same field of view. ..."

5. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"1, represents the different appearances of an air-bubble in water. On focussing the objective to the middle of the bubble (B), the centre of the image is ..."

6. An Introduction to Physical Measurements: With Appendices on Absolute by Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch (1899)
"In the fluid is produced under a horizontal plate immersed in it a broad air bubble, which should have a diameter of 20 mm. or more. ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1898)
"Distilled water, free from £Ш3 and therefore CO2, with air bubble. In a few weeks the iron was very dull ; dirty yellow precipitate at bottom, ..."

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