- Present participle of bubble.
- The action or motion of something that bubbles.
bubbling - Computer Definition
Variant of bubble
- a very thin film of liquid forming a ball around air or gas: soap bubbles
- a tiny ball of air or gas in a liquid or solid, as in carbonated water, glass, etc.
- anything shaped like a bubble, sphere, or hemisphere, as a plastic or glass dome
- anything that is ephemeral or insubstantial
- any idea, scheme, etc. that seems plausible at first but quickly shows itself to be worthless or misleading
- the act, process, or sound of bubbling
Origin of bubbleMiddle English bobel, of echoic origin, originally , as in Middle Dutch bubbel
intransitive verbbubbled, bubbling
- to make bubbles; rise in bubbles; boil; foam; effervesce
- to make a boiling or gurgling sound
Origin of bubbleME bobelen
- to form bubbles in; make bubble
- ☆ Informal to cause (a baby) to burp
- to overflow, as boiling liquid
- to be unrestrained in expressing one's enthusiasm, zest, etc.
on the bubble☆
Informal in a situation in which the outcome is uncertain but already in the process of being determined or decided