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  1. bubble

    • IPA[ˈbʌb(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas;an air- or gas-filled spherical cavity in a liquid or a solidified liquid such as glass
    • v.
      (of a liquid) form rising bubbles of gas or air;make a bubbling sound
    • noun: bubble, plural noun: bubbles

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    • 1. a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas we'd shake up a piece of soap in a tin of warm water and blow bubbles
    • an air- or gas-filled spherical cavity in a liquid or a solidified liquid such as glass the white foamy part of a broken wave is largely made up of air bubbles 同義詞 globule, bead, blister, drop, air cavity, ... 更多
    • 2. used to refer to a good or fortunate situation that is isolated from reality or unlikely to last we both lived in a bubble, the kind provided by occupying a privileged pied-à-terre in Greenwich Village 同義詞 illusion, delusion, fantasy, dream, pipe dream, ... 更多
    • used to refer to a significant, usually rapid, increase in asset prices that is soon followed by a collapse in prices and typically arises from speculation or enthusiasm rather than intrinsic increases in value the US economy squandered trillions as a result of the 1990s stock market bubble many companies enjoyed rapid expansion before the bubble burst
    • 3. a transparent domed cover or enclosure piglets born into a sterile bubble
    • a place or position that is protected from danger or unpleasant reality they are not on tour packages seeing foreign ports from a bubble
    • 4. a marine mollusc that typically has a thin scroll-like shell.

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