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Is a bubble liquid, solid, or gas?

Question #76711. Asked by Ringerguy.
Last updated May 13 2021.

Answer has 31 votes

Answer has 31 votes.
its a liquid which turns into a gas

Mar 04 2007, 6:10 AM
Answer has 39 votes
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Answer has 39 votes.

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A thin, usually spherical or hemispherical film of liquid filled with air or gas: a soap bubble.
A globular body of air or gas formed within a liquid: air bubbles rising to the surface.
A pocket formed in a solid by air or gas that is trapped, as during cooling or hardening.

Response last updated by Terry on May 13 2021.
Mar 04 2007, 7:41 AM
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Answer has 17 votes
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Answer has 17 votes.
Its a liquid technicly untill it pops

Mar 04 2007, 9:03 AM
Answer has 25 votes
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Answer has 25 votes.
A bubble is a gas surrounded by a liquid enclosure.

Mar 04 2007, 9:42 AM
Answer has 12 votes

Answer has 12 votes.
Excellent question Ringerguy

Mar 04 2007, 9:49 AM
Answer has 22 votes

Answer has 22 votes.
Ever seen a bubble in the walls of a drinking glass?
A bubble is a GAS trapped within a medium of denser material.

The physical boundary of a bubble is formed by the liquid medium through which it is passing. Once the bubble has finished passing through it may reach a place (such as the surface of boiling water) where the pressure that held it together is no longer present, the bubble will rapidly expand because the surface tension of the liquid medium is no longer able to contain it and "POP" goes the bubble.

There are instances of liquid bubbles. When oil and water are put together they do not mix. What happens is that because of the different densities and because the surface tension of each liquid is great, the liquids will remain apart and one will become a bubble(s) of liquid within the other.

"A bubble can exist because the surface layer of a liquid (usually water) has a certain surface tension, which causes the layer to behave somewhat like an elastic sheet."


Mar 04 2007, 11:59 AM
Answer has 9 votes
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Answer has 9 votes.
Thanks thumbsucker!

Mar 05 2007, 6:11 PM
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