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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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Initial information shows a fairly clean design with minimum appendages in the carbon pre-preg hull, apart from twin rudders and fixed bulbed keel.
Experts advise the beer should be served in a bulbed pint glass to showcase the color and channel the aromas to the nose.
Bred in the Rhone Valley, it is a true French longue type with its distinctively elliptical shape, whilethe long bulbed Griselle is beautiful.
Simon, of Chippenham, Wiltshire, who ate hundreds of eggs while developing the Bulbed Egg Maker, is negotiating with manufacturers to mass produce it.
The Mi-24V also received new bulbed individual canopies, with the pilot's seat directly behind the weapons system operator.
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.
I looked out on huge mile-wide black blossoms of smoke bulbed orange-red at their fuming core.
Each semicircular canal has a bulbed end, or enlarged portion, that contains hair cells.
The plant's natural environment is often depicted in the design's base with stones, mosses, and other bulbed flowers.