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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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"Stay there!" Ingman snarled at us as he limped to die front steps of his porch to get the plastic, bulbed turkey baster filled with water.
According to the organizers, every day the event program offers different kinds of entertainment activities, as well as gardening lessons called "Bulbed plants," by Sulev Savisaar, "Autumn and winter plants in garden design," by Maire Miller from Nurmiko, and a gardening auction.
Experts advise the beer should be served in a bulbed pint glass to showcase the color and channel the aromas to the nose.It has 5.3 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) and is available in 12-oz.
Bred in the Rhone Valley, it is a true French longue type with its distinctively elliptical shape, whilethe long bulbed Griselle is beautiful.
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.
"On fire." 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.
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.