Definition of Bubbles
1. Noun. (plural of bubble) ¹
2. Noun. (slang) Sparkling wine; champagne. ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of bubble) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Bubbles
1. bubble [v] - See also: bubble
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Literary usage of Bubbles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1865)
"B are called, in common speech, drops or bubbles; and some of them, indeed, ... 7, 8, 9, 10 are called bubbles. Nos. 4 and 5 show the two instances of what ..."
2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"All of the large and most of the small, colorless bubbles are composed of water ... The dark spots are bubbles of oil. The dark material surrounding and ..."
3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
""On the Constant Vibrati >n of i Minute bubbles." By Walter Noel Hartley, FRSE, King's ' College, London. Those who have given great attention to the study ..."
4. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"ADJUSTMENT OF THE bubbles. — To make the Plane of the bubbles Perpendicular ... Turn 180° about the vertical axis and, if the bubbles move from the center, ..."
5. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Vacuum-bubbles in Canada Balsam.*—Mr. WM Bale says, " One of the first ... It is otherwise, however, with vacuum-bubbles, which are apt to appear in any ..."
6. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1887)
"It was then seen that from the centre of the level space of snow within view, a group of air bubbles, of the shape and apparent size of the coloured India ..."
7. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"If carbonic acid escapes from the water which rises in a boring in minute bubbles, it is evident that the quantity of this gas coming in contact with ..."
8. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1900)
"To make the Plane of the bubbles perpendicular to the Axis of the Socket. ... Now level up again, and revolve 180°, and the bubbles should remain at the ..."