A pocket of gas trapped in glass during manufacture. The term is used for both bubbles introduced intentionally (also known as air traps or beads) and bubbles trapped accidentally during the melting process. Very small bubbles are known as seeds.
A void left in a cast when the casting material does not come into full contact with portions of the specimen impression in the mold. Results in a smooth, semi-spherical impression left in cast, usually around teeth and areas of minute detail. See Microbubbles.
A fumigation bubble is set up for artefacts undergoing a fumigation programme called "Controlled Atmosphere Treatment". All artefacts are tightly sealed in the Bubble, which is made of flexible aluminium sheets, and nitrogen gas is flushed into the bubble during the process. The entire cycle takes about four to six weeks
A rise in the price of an asset based not on the current or prospective income that it provides but solely on expectations by market participants that the price will rise in the future. When those expectations cease, the bubble bursts and the price falls rapidly.
A bubble describes the scenario where equity prices are rising quickly on grounds that seem to be unrelated to the equities fundamental value. The term is used because, like a bubble, the prices will reach a point at which the ‘bubble' bursts and collapse dramatically.
It's the last finishing position in a poker tournament before entering the payout structure. Players get eliminated on the "bubble". Who termed it as a "bubble" it should have been called a "burst bubble"!.It can also be applied to other situations where six players can make a televised final table so, the player who finishes seventh will go out on the "TV bubble".
When the price of stocks rise to a level way far beyond any reasonable value, and speculators are buying at crazy prices and actually finding other fools to pay even more than they did. When the market then crashes, the bubble is said to have burst.
A stock market phenomenon caused by rapid buying of shares. Bubbles are driven by market fear that failure to buy immediately will mean paying a higher price at a later date. They are characterised by rapid share price growth, such as in dot.com shares during 1998-1999. Bubbles tend to burst.
The bubble in a tournament is the thin line that separates players that will take a share of the prize pool from players who will miss out. The player who misses the payout by one place is often called the Bubble.
To bubble is to finish one place off the prize money in a tournament. For example, to finish 10th where the last prize money place is 9th. If you bubble on Bluesqpoker.com in any of our single or multi table tournaments you can take part in a monthly $1,000 freeroll. See the latest promotions page for full details.
Compare? A system under which existing emissions sources can propose alternate means to comply with a set of emissions limitations; under the bubble concept, sources can control more than required at one emission point where control costs are relatively low in return for a comparable relaxation of controls at a second emission point where costs are higher.
Compare? Existing sources of air pollution with several facilities may control more than is required at one emission point where control costs are lower, in return for comparable relaxation at a second point where costs are higher or more difficult to achieve.
Term used to describe the arrangement, provided for in Article 4 of the Kyoto Protocol, whereby Annex I Parties can fulfil their emission targets jointly by pooling their individual emissions in a common 'bubble.' The EU has used this provision and, through a burden sharing agreement, sub-divided its target of -8% into differentiated targets for each Member State that take account of their different national circumstances.
The EU proposal for differentiated reductions within the Union, which allows members inside the bubble to have commitments as diverse as an increase in emissions by 40 per cent to a cut of 30 per cent.
convex surface made of plastic or PVC designed to divert the air pressure and give the rider some protection. It may be independent and fixed above the headlight, or be part of a larger protection element ("fairing bubble").
In Florida's aquifers, a formation of fresh water that lies above areas of salt water. It is also called a lens. Bubbles are particularly vulnerable to saltwater intrusion if the fresh water is pumped out.
Jet Set - a liquid product in which plain fabric is soaked and hung to dry. The dry piece is then ironed to a piece of Freezer paper and it can be printed on with an ink jet or bubble jet printer and the color is fast. See the article on Direct Printing on Fabric with a Computer for more information.
One technique for recording data on optical discs. A laser strikes the non-image areas of the recording medium, causing bubbles to form and leaving the image area clear to reflect the reading laser's light.