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Synonyms for bulb


Synonyms for bulb

a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

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a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

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Then you can win some flower bulbs to achieve a magical new look by next spring.
a flower bulb firm founded by their great-grandfather, Dirk Van Zyverden, and his brother, Corstiaan.
It's amazing how a simple flower bulb can become a style statement and transform any room.
Don't lose sleep over not getting your spring-blooming flower bulbs planted yet.
Paul Harrison, UK merchandising consultant to the Dutch International Flower Bulb Centre, told The Grocer that tulips, particularly, are the fastest expanding category in the UK's [pound]1.
GE Lighting will plant one flower bulb, up to 200,000 bulbs, for every person who watches the GE Project Plant-a-Bulb video on the main Web page and other online venues during the month of April.
Keukenhof will be focusing on the United Kingdom in a colourful way, the country being an important partner both in terms of flower bulb export as well as tourism .
THE Sunday Mirror has 25 free parcels of Crocus tommasinianus "Ruby Giant" bulbs to give away courtesy of the Nether lands Flower Bulb Information Centre.
Created by the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre and the Eden Project, the campaign's aim is to highlight the importance of getting children outside and learning about their natural environment, while using the 'plant now' message to encourage schools to regenerate and enhance their own surroundings.
The regal crocus tommasinianus Ruby Giant won the title of 2008 Spring Flowering Bulb of the Year at the annual judging event hosted by The Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre.
McClure & Zimmerman, PO Box 368, Friesland, WI 53935 styles itself "quality flower bulb brokers" for the "dedicated bulb enthusiast.
Ward has teamed up with the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre to create six contemporary ideas for using spring bulbs in containers.
Miek Stap, bulb adviser for the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Service, calls it 'lasagne' planting, where bulbs are planted in large pots in three layers.
Potted bulbs, above, are another way to go, as shown in this Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center example.
By summer, and for years to come, you can enjoy the rich-red spikes of the Lucifer, 2004's top summer flowering bulb according to Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre.