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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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A container of hyacinth bulbs, planted by you, also make a lovely gift for a 'difficult to buy' Christmas present and the fact that you have grown them personally will be appreciated.
In fact, Energy Saving Recommended bulbs are tested through 1,000s of cycles of switching.
Your 200 bulbs consist of 75 Allium moly, 55 Anemone de Caen, 40 Chionodoxa Forbesi and 30 Puschinia.
Crocus bulbs are best planted 2 to 3in deep with a dibber and laid on base of grit or sand.
And instead of changing the words, it describes (with a lot of help from a translator footnote) the actual physical process of changing a light bulb, this time in a big ballroom or sports hall.
Energy-efficient bulbs last on average 12 times as long as normal bulbs and use only a quarter of the energy.
Hyacinths, amaryllis and paperwhite narcissus are the most popular among the bulbs forced into early bloom indoors.
A process called bulb forcing is an easy, fun way to bring bulbs into bloom right when you want them.
But there is a much wider range of autumnal flowering bulbs that can be used very effectively to bring a splash of unexpected colour to your garden.
In recent months, 50,000 light bulbs have been replaced in the hallways and outdoor areas of Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town (PCV/ST).
There are a lot of compelling reasons why OEMs are switching from bulbs to LEDs, but the chief drivers vary based on where the light is located.
A BED of brilliant spring flowering bulbs is a gorgeous sight after a long winter - and here's your chance to add a splash of colour to your garden for FREE.
For years, I resisted buying compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).
It is also important that bulbs meet the appropriate Color Rendering Index (CRI), so that colors appear natural (i.
Paperwhites are available as bare bulbs for those who Want to plant their own.