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- n. Plural form of soap bubble.
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Words burst like soap bubbles in Caterina’s mind: Interesting analogy.
Â Â Â Killer gave a frightened snort and shook his head, sneezing soap bubbles in all directions.
Building on minuscule inhomogeneities in the expanding universe, differences in density as small as one part in ten thousand, gravity pulled together galactic-sized clouds of hydrogen, shaping them into swirling arrays that often mirrored the exponentially shaped spirals on the shells of snails today, or of soap bubbles as water spins down the drain of a sink.
LISA STOOD THERE in the bathtub with water dripping from her clothes, blinking the soap bubbles out of her eyelashes.