bubbler

noun
bub·bler | \ˈbə-b(ə-)lər \

Definition of bubbler 

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

2 : one that bubbles

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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 The researchers kept their analysis just to sessions involving inhalation (smoking, vaping, concentrates, dab bubbler, dab portable), to try to control—at least a little—for efficacy and timing of the onset of effects. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users," 20 Apr. 2018 Even if there is going to be workers in the facility drinking from the bubbler, so to speak, that’s still not residential in nature. Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Does Foxconn's need for Lake Michigan water meet the test of the Great Lakes Compact?," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bubbler

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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