- n. 气泡，泡沫，泡状物；透明圆形罩，圆形顶
- vi. 沸腾，冒泡；发出气泡声
- vt. 使冒泡；滔滔不绝地说
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1. 区别：bubble, babble.
2. babble 是由拟声词根*ba-(模拟小孩咿哑学语言的声音)演变而来，由此两个词就区分开了。
3. bubble 也应该是拟声词，由*bo-(对应汉语为：啵，啵；就是模拟吹气泡发出的声音)拟声词根演变而来，然后元音降级（-o- => -u-）而得。
- bubble:  Several Germanic languages have words that sound like, and mean the same as, bubble – Swedish bubla, for instance, and Dutch bobbel – but all are relatively modern, and there is no evidence to link them to a common source. As likely as not, the whole family of bubble words represents ultimately an attempt to lexicalize the sound of bubbling, by blowing through nearly closed lips.
- bubble (n.)
- early 14c., perhaps from Middle Dutch bobbel (n.) and/or Middle Low German bubbeln (v.), all probably of echoic origin. Bubble bath first recorded 1949. Of financial schemes originally in South Sea Bubble (1590s), on notion of "fragile and insubstantial."
- bubble (v.)
- mid-15c., perhaps from bubble (n.) and/or from Middle Low German bubbeln (v.), probably of echoic origin. Related: Bubbled; bubbling.
- 1. As she spoke she felt a bubble of optimism rising inside her.
- 2. a bubble of oxygen
- 3. News of the defeat quickly burst the bubble of our self - confidence .
- 失败的消息使我们的 自信心 迅速破灭了.
- 4. The bubble has burst.
- 5. The bombing plane bristled with machine - gun bubble s.
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