from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A gurgling or bubbling sound, as of running water.
- n. A rapid, excited flow of speech.
- n. A separation in the boundary layer of fluid about a moving streamlined body, such as the wing of an airplane, causing a breakdown in the smooth flow of fluid and resulting in turbulence.
- intransitive v. To bubble; gurgle.
- intransitive v. To speak quickly and excitedly; gush.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
- n. A gush of rapid speech.
- n. The turbulent boundary layer about a moving streamlined body.
- v. To bubble; to gurgle.
- v. To babble; To speak in an excited rush.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. to to make a burbling sound; -- used of water, especially brooks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bubble; gush.
- To welter.
- n. A bubble.
- n. A small pimple.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
Middle English burblen, to bubble.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English burblen (to bubble). (Wiktionary)