Hiss vs Bubble - What's the difference?

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Hiss is a related term of bubble.


In lang=en terms the difference between hiss and bubble

is that hiss is to utter with a hissing sound while bubble is to produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such in foods cooking).

As nouns the difference between hiss and bubble

is that hiss is a high-pitched sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc while bubble is a spherically contained volume of air or other gas, especially one made from soapy liquid.

As verbs the difference between hiss and bubble

is that hiss is to make a hissing sound while bubble is to produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such in foods cooking).

hiss

English

Noun

(es)
  • A high-pitched sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.
  • An expression of disapproval made to sound like the noise of a snake.
  • Verb

  • To make a hissing sound.
  • As I started to poke it, the snake hissed at me.
    The arrow hissed through the air.
  • * Wordsworth
  • Shod with steel, / We hissed along the polished ice.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 14 , author=John Elkington , title=John Elkington , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=It turns out that the driver of the red Ferrari that caused the crash wasn't, as I first guessed, a youngster, but a 60-year-old. Clearly, he had energy to spare, which was more than could be said about a panel I listened to around the same time as the crash. Indeed, someone hissed in my ear during a First Magazine awards ceremony in London's imposing Marlborough House on 7 December: "What we need is more old white men on the stage."}}
  • To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.
  • * Bible, Ezekiel xxvii. 36
  • The merchants among the people shall hiss at thee.
  • * Shakespeare
  • if the tag-rag people did not clap him and hiss him, according as he pleased and displeased them
  • To utter with a hissing sound.
  • * Tennyson
  • the long-necked geese of the world that are ever hissing dispraise

    bubble

    English

    (wikipedia bubble)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A spherically contained volume of air or other gas, especially one made from soapy liquid.
  • A small spherical cavity in a solid material.
  • bubbles in window glass, or in a lens
  • Anything resembling a hollow sphere.
  • (economics) A period of intense speculation in a market, causing prices to rise quickly to irrational levels as the metaphorical bubble expands, and then fall even more quickly as the bubble bursts (eg the ).
  • (obsolete) Someone who has been ‘bubbled’ or fooled; a dupe.
  • * Prior
  • Granny's a cheat, and I'm a bubble .
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1979, p. 15:
  • For no woman, sure, will plead the passion of love for an excuse. This would be to own herself the mere tool and bubble of the man.
  • (figurative) The emotional and/or physical atmosphere in which the subject is immersed; circumstances, ambience.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012
  • , date=June 3 , author=Nathan Rabin , title=TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992) citation , page= , passage=He’s wrapped up snugly in a cozy bubble of self-regard, talking for his own sake more than anyone else’s.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=January 23 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Thomas, so often West Brom's most positive attacker down their left side and up against Salgado, twice almost burst the bubble of excitement around the ground but he had two efforts superbly saved by Robinson.}}
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) a Greek (also: bubble and squeak)
  • A small, hollow, floating bead or globe, formerly used for testing the strength of spirits.
  • The globule of air in the spirit tube of a level.
  • Anything lacking firmness or solidity; a cheat or fraud; an empty project.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Then a soldier / Seeking the bubble reputation / Even in the cannon's mouth.
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh. (also: bubble bath)
  • Are you having a bubble ?!

    Synonyms

    * (a laugh) giraffe, bubble bath

    Verb

    (bubbl)
  • To produce bubbles, to rise up in bubbles (such in foods cooking).
  • (archaic) To cheat, delude.
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, p. 443:
  • No, no, friend, I shall never be bubbled out of my religion in hopes only of keeping my place under another government
  • * Addison
  • She has bubbled him out of his youth.
  • * Sterne
  • The great Locke, who was seldom outwitted by false sounds, was nevertheless bubbled here.
  • (intransitive, Scotland, and, Northern England) To cry, weep.
  • Derived terms

    * bubble over * bubble up