bubble over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bubble over overflow with a certain feeling "The children bubbled over with joy","My boss was bubbling over with anger"
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Usage

In literature:

She was bubbling over with enthusiasm.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Set the mixture over a gentle fire and stir until it bubbles.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
I suspect the depth of the emotion which bubbles over into words, and finds no difficulty in expressing itself.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
They bubbled over with importance and with the glory of it.
"The heart of happy hollow" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Over the coamings of the fore-hatch black water was bubbling.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
The boys came home late for tea that night, bubbling over with joy.
"Margaret Montfort" by Laura E. Richards
At last Donald, who was bubbling over with questions, could bear it no longer.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
When Violet Thayer came west to pay a long-promised visit to her old schoolfellow, Mrs. Hill's cup of happiness bubbled over.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Jane Lavinia's spirits rose and bubbled over in a little trill of song.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
My heart bubbles over with happiness and song.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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In poetry:

In the oldest wood I know a brooklet,
That bubbles over stones and roots,
And ripples out of hollow places,
Like music out of flutes.
"A Taunt" by Maurice Thompson
Good nature, bubbling over
In healthy, hearty laughs,
And little lavish speeches
Like pleasant paragraphs,
The kind regard, unstudied joke,
His true felicity bespoke.
"On The Common" by Hattie Howard
Above the wood's black caldron bends
The witch-faced Night and, muttering, blends
The dew and heat, whose bubbles make
The mist and musk that haunt the brake
Over the hills and away.
"At Sunset" by Madison Julius Cawein
‘Nay, over-gaudy grown with time that grows,
Religion robes herself in rainbow dyes.
Ah, sighs and tears! the sighs she doth enclose
In bubbles, and the tears she petrifies;
And pomp enwrappeth in a golden pall
The rich rigidity of ritual.
"Beauty Of Worship" by Archbishop William Alexander

In news:

Several nations which use the euro as their common currency are having severe financial problems because of either a collapsing real estate bubble or over-spending by the government.
Return to the pot and reheat slowly over low heat, stirring often, until hot and bubbly.
Public Anger Over Europe's Budget, and Wine Cellar, Bubbles Before Talks.
New Jersey psych pop evangelist Delicate Steve brings his band over to KEXP for an ebullient live set featuring bubbling works from his newest, "Positive Force".
Fatigue and frustration bubbled over.
While tensions between Occupy Wall Street protesters and the NYPD have been high, they have been nowhere near as intense as in Oakland, where the standoff bubbled over into violence Wednesday.
Cook until bubbling all over and slightly thick and sticky.
Just as I started bending over to take the first of two frozen organic pizzas out of the oven our good friend Joan Collins called bubbling over with excitement about a great cross-country ski trail she discovered.
Transactions Market Expected to Bubble Over in Second Half of Year.
Master Suite Bubbles Over with A/V.
Mitt Romney's victory over Barack Obama in their first debate has raised the temperature on another bubbling argument — over whether CEOs can be good presidents.
Tucker Carlson, the clever man that he is, has kept the outrage bubbling over President Obama's support for Michael Vick by making his own "shocking" observation about Vick.
It will all be over soon enough—the shirt hanging from the doorknob,trees beyond the windows,and the kettle of water bubbling on a burner.
Material bubbled up into Saturn 's stratosphere over the course of time.
Blogger Sees Red Over $5 Coke and David Chang Bubbles Over.
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In science:

Departures from sphericity could arise from thermal activation over the potential barrier, resulting in non-spherical nucleation, or from shape instabilities as the bubble expands.
Gravitational Radiation From Cosmological Turbulence
It also specifies the geometrical size of the fluid elements (“bubbles”) together with a second parameter, the ratio of the fluid element volume V over its surface area A.
New grids of ATLAS9 atmospheres I: Influence of convection treatments on model structure and on observable quantities
Contrary to the familiar concept of using LTB metric to represent over- or under-density bubbles in the time constant slices of the universe in many papers published in the last years, we use it in a light cone adapted way.
An Inhomogeneous Model Universe Behaving Homogeneously
This is in contrast to familiar use of LTB metric to model local over- or under-dense bubbles.
An Inhomogeneous Model Universe Behaving Homogeneously
This conclusion is true for any number of bubbles on the gluon line – all of them should cancel after the sum over all cuts.
Collinear Singularities and Running Coupling Corrections to Gluon Production in CGC
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