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Bubble could mean:

Traditional bubbles

  • Liquid bubble, a globule of one substance encased in another, usually air in a liquid
    • Soap bubble, a bubble formed by soapy water
    • Antibubble, a droplet of liquid surrounded by a thin film of gas

Arts and Literature

  • Bubbles (painting), a painting by Sir John Everett Millais
  • Bubbles Yablonsky, the protagonist in a series of mystery novels
  • Dome, an architectural element representing the upper half of a sphere
  • Speech bubble, a graphic convention used primarily in comics and cartoons
  • Bubbles, a monkey in the Dragon Ball series


  • Bubble (economics), a situation where market prices are unsustainably high
    • Dot-com bubble
    • Real estate bubble
    • Stock market bubble
    • "South Sea Bubble"


  • The Bubble (1966 film), a science fiction film
  • Bubble Boy, a 2001 comedy film directed by Blair Hayes
  • Bubble (film), a 2006 improvised thriller directed by Stephen Soderbergh
  • The Bubble (2006 film), an Israeli drama about a gay romance

Food and Drink


  • Bubble, a character in the TV series Absolutely Fabulous
  • Bubbles, a character in the animated TV series Jabberjaw
  • Bubbles (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Bubbles (Trailer Park Boys character)
  • Bubbles (The Wire)
  • Bubbles the Clown, a doll used in a BBC test card
  • Bubbles DeVere, a character in the TV series Little Britain
  • Bubbles (The Adventures of Little Carp),an anthropomorphic fish from The Adventures of Little Carp.

Video games

  • Bubble Bobble
  • Bubbles (video game)
  • The main character in the video game Clu Clu Land
  • An enemy in the Legend of Zelda video game series

People and animals

  • Bubble Eye, a variety of goldfish
  • Bubbles (chimpanzee), a chimpanzee who lived with Michael Jackson
  • Pamela Harmsworth, Viscountess Rothermere, an English socialite and actress
  • William Milbourne James, the child model for the painting and soap advertisement Bubbles
  • Beverly Sills, opera singer

Other meanings

  • Bubble (automobile), a special sedan also called a Hi-Riser
  • Bubble (computing), an error in program execution
  • Bubbles (band), a Swedish girl group
  • Bubble Act, an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain requiring all joint-stock companies to have a Royal Charter
  • Bubble chamber, a particle detector in physics
  • Bubble wrap, a packaging material
  • Westminster Bubble, a term used to describe isolation among United Kingdom government employees
  • A symbol used in logic gate diagrams
  • A term used in poker tournaments for the last finishing position before entering the payout structure (See Glossary of poker terms)
  • Refers to a college basketball team that has a significant, but not assured, chance to be awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship or NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship
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