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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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Simon, of Chippenham, Wiltshire, who ate hundreds of eggs while developing the Bulbed Egg Maker, is negotiating with manufacturers to mass produce it.
I have a double bulbed shop light hung over the cages and plug it in when I do evening chores around 5:30 in the evening then unplug it when I do chores at 5:30 each morning.
Each semicircular canal has a bulbed end, or enlarged portion, that contains hair cells.
Mahon's reaction has been to produce a whip with a fibre-glass spine, rubber cover, an air cushion separating the two layers and a bulbed, shock-absorbing tip.
at last the crickets chirped the bull frogs bulbed the night wind nestled in the black leaf tree
Stability comes from the bulbed keel and most systems including batteries and tankage are centralised in the deep bilges.