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bubble

A pliable structure, usually a liquid, expanded by air or gas.

Meteorology
A term of art for a mesoscale area of high pressure, typically associated with cooler air from the rainy downdraft area of one or a complex of thunderstorms.
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The term bubble refers not to these additions, but to the tiny bubbles in a tea that are formed due to strong movement in a cocktail shaker.
A bubble must promise real-world returns at some distant date.
Known internationally for his live bubble performances, traveling across Asia including Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia, Jung currently holds the Guinness World Record for creating the largest bubble, which held 100 people.
Practice blowing a bubble by dipping one end of the tube in the soap and blowing into the other end.
They were street performers travelling across Europe performing juggling, magic, bubbles and even martial arts acts since the 1980s.
Summary: Children can be enchanted by The Bubble Man's bubble making sessions that is taking place throughout the 11-day festival.
Better Fulfillment Velocity: The large bubbles that form Bubble Wrap IB provide maximum protection, enabling companies to minimize the number of packaging layers they need and spend less time wrapping products.
The formation of individual bubbles and the subsequent development of bubble clouds are directly related to reductions in pressure to a critical value, which in turn is associated with dynamic effects.
The tech bubble was caused by wildly optimistic projections about the Internet.
A higher surface tension coefficient (low Bond number) produces a weak vortex of liquid jet behind the bubbles.
Generally, these bubbles signify a situation when some prices (say, of stocks or houses) get dramatically disconnected from their underlying economic foundations (in these cases, corporate profits or family incomes).
Dubai, and every growing economy, has a history of bubbles - they form and burst.