form bubbles

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Verb1.form bubbles - become bubbly or frothy or foaming; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"
lather - form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered"
bubble - form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
seethe - foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
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When mixed with other ingredients, they form bubbles of carbon dioxide gas that make the dessert rise.
The heat from the microwave causes water molecules in the soap to form bubbles, which expand causing the soap to grow.
Before this happens, the mixture is held at a pressure and temperature that keeps the gas dissolved within the molten polymer, but as the pressure drops, the gas comes out of solution to form bubbles, in the same way that bubbles of C[O.
The scanning technique used by Erica has the potential to heat water inside the seed, causing it to vaporise and form bubbles.
The reduce pressure in the chamber causes dissolved hydrogen to come out of the solution in the melt and either escape from the sample through the molten surface or form bubbles inside the solidifying sample.
In deeper ocean areas, however, cold temperatures, high pressure, masses of overlying water, and low oxygen concentration hold the hydrates harmlessly in the icy ocean sediments but, as global surface temperatures rise and gradually penetrate to the seafloor, frozen methane can thaw and form bubbles.
If they are short it means there is air trapped in that area and it is being pushed out to form bubbles when the rib is filled.
Researchers say distiller's grains contain high levels of fatty acids that pass through the pigs' digestive system and help form bubbles in the manure foam.