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bubbling


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bubble  \Bub"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bubbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bubbling}.]  [Cf.  D.  bobbelen  Dan.  boble.  See  {Bubble},  n.] 
  1.  To  rise  in  bubbles,  as  liquids  when  boiling  or  agitated; 
  to  contain  bubbles. 
 
  The  milk  that  bubbled  in  the  pail.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  run  with  a  gurgling  noise,  as  if  forming  bubbles;  as  a 
  bubbling  stream.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  To  sing  with  a  gurgling  or  warbling  sound. 
 
  At  mine  ear  Bubbled  the  nightingale  and  heeded  not 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bubbling 
  adj  1:  emitting  or  filled  with  bubbles  as  from  carbonation  or 
  fermentation;  "bubbling  champagne";  "foamy  (or  frothy) 
  beer"  [syn:  {bubbly},  {foaming},  {foamy},  {frothy},  {effervescing}] 
  2:  marked  by  high  spirits  or  excitement;  "his  fertile 
  effervescent  mind";  "scintillating  personality"; 
  "sparkling  conversation";  "a  row  of  sparkly  cheerleaders" 
  [syn:  {effervescent},  {scintillating},  {sparkling},  {sparkly}] 
  3:  covered  with  or  resembling  small  bubbles  as  from  being 
  agitated  by  beating  or  heating;  "the  bubbling  candy 
  mixture";  "a  cup  of  foaming  cocoa";  "frothy  milkshakes"; 
  "frothy  waves";  "spumy  surf"  [syn:  {foaming},  {foamy},  {frothing}, 
  {spumous},  {spumy},  {sudsy}] 




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