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English definition of “bubble”

bubble

verb [I]     /ˈbʌbl/
If a liquid bubbles, balls of air or gas rise to its surface: The soup was bubbling on the stove.Movement of liquidsPhysical and chemical processes
bubble (over) with confidence/enthusiasm, etc to be full of a positive emotion or qualityStrong feelings
(Definition of bubble verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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