bubble englannista suomeksi
A small spherical cavity in a solid material.
Anything resembling a hollow sphere.
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It) / Seeking the bubble reputation / Even in the cannon's mouth
2007, Elizabeth Grossman, ''High Tech Trash'', Island Press ((ISBN)), page 46:
- Thanks to the proliferation of semiconductor chips and cell phones—the number of U.S. cell phones grew from essentially zero in 1983 to nearly two hundred million by the end of 2004, and as of 2003 over one billion cell phones were in use worldwide, so by the time the high-tech bubble approached its bursting point in 2000 and 2001, coltan had become an extremely hot commodity.
The emotional and/or physical atmosphere in which the subject is immersed.
An officer's station in a prison dormitory, affording views on all sides.
1998, ''District of Columbia Appropriations for 1998: Hearings''
- Later that day, the unit was staffed with only one officer, who was required to stay in the bubble.
(RQ:Prior Cupid and Ganymed)
- Gany's a cheat, and I'm a bubble.
1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1979, p. 15:
- For no woman, sure, will plead the passion of love for an excuse. This would be to own herself the mere tool and bubble of the man.
A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
Any of the small magnetized areas that make up memory.
The point in a poker tournament when the last player without a prize loses all their chips and leaves the game, leaving only players that are going to win prizes. (e.g., if the last remaining 9 players win prizes, then the point when the 10th player leaves the tournament)
A group of people who are in quarantine together.
2013, Gerald Millerson, ''Lighting for TV and Film'' (page 296)
- A bare lamp (bulb, globe, 'bubble') radiates light in all directions.
To produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such as in foods cooking or liquids boiling).
To churn or foment, as if wishing to rise to the surface.
''Rage bubbled inside him.''
To rise through a medium or system, similar to the way that bubbles rise in liquid.
1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, p. 443:
- No, no, friend, I shall never be bubbled out of my religion in hopes only of keeping my place under another government (..)
1942, ''McCall’s'', volume 69, page 94:
- Groggily her mind went back through the long hours to 10 P.M. She had fed Junior, bubbled him, diped him—according to plan.
1922, Conal O’Riordan, ''In London: The Story of Adam and Marriage'', page 164:
- It seemed to Adam that he felt the blood in his toes creeping up his legs and body until it reached his brain where, finding it could go no farther, it bubbled him into dumbness: it added to his confusion to know that he looked as if some such accident had befallen his circulation.
2011, Tim O’Brien, ''Northern Lights'', page 201:
- The frothing sensation bubbled him all over, a boiling without heat or any sound or light.
1929, ''The Saturday Evening Post'', volume 201, page 50:
- She bubbled her lips at Junior and wrinkled her eyes.
To cover with bubbles.
2019, ''Crash Course for the ACT, 6th Edition: Your Last-Minute Guide to Scoring High'', page 15:
- You don’t want to go back and forth between the test booklet and your answer sheet to bubble your answers.
To join together in a bubble