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Synonyms for bulb


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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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Although CFLs are more expensive, they use 60-80% less energy than a traditional bulb and last much longer too.
If your bulbs cannot be planted right away, store them in a well-ventilated area that is cool but above freezing, out of reach of rodents and away from ethylene-producing materials such as ripening fruit.
One to announce that the light bulb needs to be changed;
Like most LED bulbs manufactured these days, the Reos Lite smart bulb does not fit in the standard Bayonet socket.
If you have trouble with squirrels digging them up as a snack, grate a little soap over the bulb to deter them.
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The first mistake was made by replacing a burned-out bulb on a light under our porch.
The revamped incandescent bulbs will bring back the gentle light of the old models, instead of the harsh white light and slower power-up of the green bulbs that replaced them.
The frosted bulbs are the same size and shape as a traditional light bulb, but instead of a tungsten filament contain a wound copper filament about the size of a AA battery in their core.
No dimmer can make a bulb perform beyond its dimming range or manufacturers' specifications, but choosing the right dimmer will maximize bulb performance.
Surely it is time for the energy- squandering incandescent bulb to go.
Among other things, the EISA established energy-efficiency light bulb standards that would go into effect in stages beginning in 2012.
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By Mary Beth Breckenridge/Akron Beacon Journal/MCT Say goodbye to the old-style light bulb. Starting Jan 1, the last of the federal government's new lighting standards take effect.