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Burst

In marketing, an ad on a product that looks vaguely like an explosion. For example, a burst may be placed on a cereal box touting the number of vitamins and minerals it contains. A burst is meant to call attention to itself in order to entice buyers. It is used both in consumer goods and in direct mail.
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Or maybe the popular media just decided they had missed enough stories--the dot-bomb and the now-legendary accounting irregularities at Enron and WorldCom--that they better make sure they reported this one before it was too late, even if they report in the next breath that Alan Greenspan says a bursting bubble is unlikely.
Not only that, but we are seeing a bursting bubble of consumer confidence.
"The Chinese banking system looks rather like Japan's on the eve of the bursting bubble ...
So please notice that several serious analysts have suggested that the Chinese banking system looks rather like Japan's on the eve of the bursting bubble: lots of bad loans, extensive graft, and a "'family structure" wrecked by the disastrous "planning'" system that has produced a surfeit of males.
If as a result of a "bursting bubble" exports to China were cut in half, total Japanese exports would thus shrink by around 6 percent, or 0.75 percent of GDP (not taking indirect effects into account).
DUDLEY Zoo meerkats had a blast bursting bubbles, thanks to a generous zoo supporter who bought a bubble machine for our animals.
As well as gravy, the online retailer is also currently selling shimmer dust for gin, shimmer for prosecco, juicy bursting bubbles for your drinks and a selection of glitter jam, including rhubarb and ginger gin flavour as well as raspberry and prosecco.
But in Bursting Bubbles, Robert Walters writes: "The method was presented by Christopher Merret to the Royal Society in 1662, at least 30 years before [its use] in the Champagne region.
Other contaminants come ashore in spray, particularly as microparticles from bursting bubbles.
The heavy base fits perfectly in the palm of your hand and the shape supposedly enhances the sound of pouring, and lightly bursting bubbles before you take each sip.
Second, the pollutants concentrated in surface biofilms contaminate sea spray from bursting bubbles, which dry up as microparticles carried inland on breezes.