bub·​bler ˈbə-b(ə-)lər How to pronounce bubbler (audio)
: a drinking fountain from which a stream of water bubbles upward
: one that bubbles

Examples of bubbler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Skip the sprinkler and opt for water straight from the hose or a tree bubbler at the base of the tree, even in a wet winter. Erin Hayes Burt, Dallas News, 18 July 2023 Add a bubbler or fountain to deter extra mosquitoes from visiting if possible. Jenny Krane, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 June 2023 Among them is the bubbler crafted from handblown borosilicate glass and sustainably grown black walnut wood. Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2022 Sand bubbler crabs dip above and below the surface, leaving their intricate designs at the mercy of high tide and flip-flops. Lily Radziemski, Washington Post, 16 Sep. 2022 There are three bubbler water features, a dog run and synthetic turf instead of a lawn that needs water and mowing. oregonlive, 6 July 2022 The worst sample came from a bubbler at the Hancock K-5 Elementary School in Brockton, which had a lead concentration significantly above the highest levels measured during the crisis in Flint. Matt Rocheleau, BostonGlobe.com, 1 May 2017 During some of her practices, her coaches utilized a pool bubbler system to create pockets of air from the bottom of the diving well that softened the water landing to keep Hernandez from injury and fear. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, 30 July 2021 The bubbler sends a trickle of water through 1/8-in. Merle Henkenius, Popular Mechanics, 25 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of bubbler was in 1808

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“Bubbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubbler. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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