bub·​bler | \ ˈbə-b(ə-)lər How to pronounce bubbler (audio) \

Definition of bubbler

1 : a drinking fountain from which a stream of water bubbles upward
2 : one that bubbles

Examples of bubbler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So with math working against even the most intrepid bubblers, Burton’s team is back to working on the chemical makeup of the bubble fluid itself. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "The Math of the Perfect Bubble," 5 Feb. 2020 Kay continues to raise money for Jamison's care, having now raised enough for a medical device called a nano-bubbler, which the family’s insurance company had twice denied. Amanda Macmillan, Health.com, "What Is Harlequin Ichthyosis? Mom Bathes Her Baby in Bleach Because of This Rare Genetic Disorder," 21 June 2018 And the parklet has some great accessories, trimmed out in red: a bubbler (and water-bottle filler) at adult, child and dog heights, and a bicycle repair stand with tools and a tire pump. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dining patios proliferate around Milwaukee; a look at some new ones for 2018," 10 July 2018 The large, natural koi pond has underwater bubblers and ornamental grass on its sandy edge. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "Photos: Log cabin in Metamora creates lavish comforts of home," 22 June 2018 In mid-afternoon, the giant bubblers, the cumulonimbus clouds, can then build vertically thousands of feet into the sky. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Mountain thunder, lightning mean summer has arrived," 21 May 2018 Use a garden hose with a water wand and either a water breaker or a water bubbler. Neil Sperry, star-telegram, "The 'natural consequences' of playing the 'if' game when gardening | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 10 May 2018 Although designed for drinking, this bubbler’s primary function is often reappropriated as a filling station for various water-dispensing devices, from buckets to balloons. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "13 exciting designs for playground of the future," 10 May 2018 Blaze has fountain soft drinks, as well as some custom lemonades and agua frescas in bubblers, some bottled beer (which may vary by location), and a very limited dessert menu. USA TODAY, "Is this America's best fast-food pizza?," 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bubbler

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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10 Feb 2020

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“Bubbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubbler. Accessed 8 Apr. 2020.

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