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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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Interoperability is key -- consumers don't want to have to worry if a bulb they purchase will work with other bulbs they have or will purchase.
Today s Connected Cree LED Bulb is compatible with Wink and ZigBee certified hubs, allowing consumers to control the Connected Cree LED Bulb from anywhere by simply installing the bulb and compatible hub, syncing the devices and customizing the settings using your iOS or Android smartphone.
Surely it is time for the energy- squandering incandescent bulb to go.
IT'S business as usual for some local lighting shops despite an EU directive banning production of conventional bulbs.
Department of Energy announced that Philips Lighting North America had won its Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize in the 60-watt replacement bulb category.
It's a 60-watt bulb and it's only turned on for about four watts, but nobody knows why it keeps burning .
The federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires Americans to switch to more efficient light bulbs by 2012.
People familiar with Delta's LED bulb plan pointed out that the company would price the bulbs at below NT$500 (US$16.
World Net Daily reported: "The phase-out of incandescent light is to begin with the 100-watt bulb in 2012 and end in 2014 with the 40-watt.
Experts think energy saving bulbs can reduce annual electricity bills by 9 pounds per bulb or 100 pounds over the bulb's lifetime.
The Energy Saving Trust advised more than 1,000 shoppers at St David's Centre in Cardiff on their lighting needs, and of those surveyed more than 60%thought that the energy-saving light bulb was brighter than the traditional one.
Then use a bulb planter to remove a plug of soil for the bulbs.
No, switching on an energy saving bulb only uses the same amount of power as leaving it on for a minute or two.