soap bubble


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a bubble formed by a thin soap film

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The bubble is much harder to burst than a regular soap bubble, as the mixture contains special colloids - and objects can even pass through the film without popping it.
A low viscosity soap bubble generates daughter bubbles, but a bubble made from a more viscous material such as molasses or chocolate syrup will not.
The Kyrgyz people were told throughout the year that a great construction project began, but now we see that this idea has burst like a soap bubble.
The silicon stretches between two ribbons like a soap bubble as it rises from the furnace and is then cut into wafers by an automated laser.
Other stations include the Soap Bubble Window, the Neon Swirl, the Polarized Window, the Color Storm and the Color Dance.
Passion blows a cynical ring of smoke into the air and watches it float lazily, like a gray soap bubble, out the window.
Consequently, a soap bubble typically breaks at its uppermost surface unless a collision or other disruption shatters the film at some other location first.
In another, a dream home is reflected in a soap bubble.
The young man leafs through the books, with the smile of a fin-desiecle soap bubble and cold feet.
Other activities, such as Nature Charades and Soap Bubble Derby, would be fun during quiet times.
In its lightest form SEAgel is lighter than air, and a thick piece can rest on a soap bubble.
Leak Testing--When castings will be required to withstand pressures, they may be leak tested in the foundry in a variety of ways, including listening, submerged bubble testing, soap bubble testing, flow detection and specific gas detection.
Among specifics are the mathematics of sudoku, soap bubble clusters, the art of counting, and zero knowledge proofs.
The snaps - taken at intervals of one-500th of a second with a special "macro" camera - show the spectacular hail of droplets formed as a soap bubble is punctured.