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bubbler

[buhb-ler] /ˈbʌb lər/
noun
1.
a drinking fountain that spouts water.
2.
Chemistry. any device for bubbling gas through a liquid.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; bubble + -er1
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  • Then aerate what is left with an aquarium bubbler to drive off the last traces of moisture.
  • Or use a bubbler attachment on the hose, moving it as needed.
  • Cross section of a bubbler screen built from a corrugated pipe with a poured concrete base.
  • After sampling, tap bubbler stem gently against inside wall of bubbler bottle to recover as much sampling solution as possible.
  • Therefore, the use of a bubbler containing a collection medium was evaluated for the sampling procedure.
  • Manometers function on the same principle as the bubbler gage.
  • Seal bubbler with an inert stopper for shipment in a suitable container in order to prevent damage during transit.
  • Remove the bubbler stem and tap it gently against the inside wall of the bubbler.
  • Tap bubbler stem lightly against bubbler body to drain contents into the body.
  • Seal bubbler for shipment in a suitable container in order to prevent damage during transit.
British Dictionary definitions for bubbler

bubbler

/ˈbʌblə/
noun
1.
a drinking fountain in which the water is forced in a stream from a small vertical nozzle
2.
(chem) any device for bubbling gas through a liquid
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