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 My guess is because spring water has been open for centuries, long before a bubbler was invented, and the ducks are used to going to them during a freeze up. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, "How to Kill the Smartest, Most Pressured Mallards," 3 Dec. 2020 The afternoon would be spent riding bikes (which are stored in the garden shed), followed by a meditative foot bath in the garden bubbler fountain. oregonlive, "This Portland garden offers family space to connect and escape," 31 July 2020 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

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First Known Use of bubbler

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Bubbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubbler. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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