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bubble

1. Another name for void. See large-scale structure.

What does it mean when you dream about a bubble?

Bubbles can represent anything from a womb (especially if one dreams of emerging from a bubble), to merriment (a glass of “bubbly”) to disenchantment (bursting one’s bubble). Any one of these connotations might be indicated, so bubble images must be interpreted in the larger context of the dream.

bubble

[′bəb·əl]
(computer science)
A circle that represents data in a data flow diagram.
(meteorology)
(physics)
A small, approximately spherical body of fluid within another fluid or solid.
A thin, approximately spherical film of liquid inflated with air or other gas.
(solid-state physics)

bubble

(1) See speech balloon.

(2) A bit in bubble memory or a symbol in a bubble chart.
References in classic literature ?
At length, just as an elderly gentleman of very dignified presence happened to be passing, a large bubble sailed majestically down, and burst right against his nose
and his cloth shoes with great knots of ribbon, that it was he who was paying for all those bursts of laughter, all those stolen kisses, all those whisperings, all those little keepsakes, and all those bubble projects which formed a chain of forty-five leagues in length, from the palais of Blois to the Palais-Royal.
Half a dozen voices together, in a most tuneful chorus, as her stern went down with a roll and a bubble into the troughs: "Thay- aah - she -strikes
When the time came to make that dream true the Prime Minister took the proper steps, and in three days you might more easily have found a bubble in the trough of the long Atlantic seas, than Purun Dass among the roving, gathering, separating millions of India.
Stick-to-the-truth, "I do assure you, and beseech you to receive the truth of my words, that that whole concern is a bubble.
Why, if this bubble hadn't broken now," he said, tearing the letter he had written into fragments and moodily casting them away, by driblets, "how could I have gone abroad?
And so she left me to my pipe and to my best night yet, in the stillest spot I have ever slept in on dry land; one heard nothing but the bubble of a beck; and it seemed very, very far away.
Life itself is a bubble and a skepticism, and a sleep within a sleep.
The Frenchmen escorted our travellers from the river, while the balloon, half-empty, and borne away by a swift current, sped on, to plunge, like a huge bubble, headlong with the waters of the Senegal, into the cataracts of Gouina.
Close at hand was his now nearly deflated balloon and the car on its side looking minutely small, a mere broken toy, a shrivelled bubble, in contrast with the gigantic bulk of the nearer airship.
And supposing my bubble could run into some one else's bubble--"
Nevertheless we have proof that they secretly watched the interlopers, and were not above taking an idea from them; for John introduced a new way of hitting the bubble, with the head instead of the hand, and the mermaids adopted it.