Bulb

  • 1 bulb — bulb …

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  • 2 bulb — BULB, bulbi, s.m. 1. Tulpină (subterană) a unor plante, alcătuită din frunze în formă de tunici sau solzi suprapuşi (în care se depun substanţe de rezervă), cu un înveliş membranos uscat. 2. (În sintagmele) Bulb pilos = partea terminală, umflată …

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  • 3 Bulb — (b[u^]lb), n. [L. bulbus, Gr. bolbo s: cf. F. bulbe.] 1. (Bot.) A spheroidal body growing from a plant either above or below the ground (usually below), which is strictly a bud, consisting of a cluster of partially developed leaves, and producing …

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  • 4 bulb — [bulb] n. [ME < L bulbus < Gr bolbos] 1. an underground bud that sends down roots and consists of a very short stem covered with leafy scales or layers, as in a lily, onion or hyacinth 2. a corm, tuber, or tuberous root resembling a bulb,… …

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  • 5 bulb — [bʌlb] n ↑filament, ↑thread [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: bulbus, from Greek bolbos plant with a bulb ] 1.) the glass part of an electric light, that the light shines from = ↑light bulb ▪ a 100 watt bulb …

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  • 6 bulb — (n.) 1560s, an onion, from M.Fr. bulbe, from L. bulbus bulb, onion, from Gk. bolbos plant with round swelling on underground stem. Expanded by 1800 to swelling in a glass tube (thermometer bulb, light bulb, etc.) …

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  • 7 bulb — bulb; bulb·less; bulb·let; pseu·do·bulb; …

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  • 8 Bulb — Bulb, v. i. To take the shape of a bulb; to swell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 bulb — [ bʌlb ] noun count * 1. ) the part of a plant that is shaped like an onion from which a flower grows. You plant bulbs in the ground: daffodil bulbs 2. ) a LIGHT BULB …

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  • 10 bulb — ► NOUN 1) a rounded underground storage organ present in some plants, consisting of a short stem surrounded by fleshy leaf bases. 2) a light bulb. 3) an expanded or rounded part at the end of something. ORIGIN Greek bolbos onion, bulbous root …

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  • 11 bulb — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

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  • 12 bulb — bȕlb m <N mn ovi> DEFINICIJA pom. ovalno proširenje brodskog pramca ETIMOLOGIJA engl., tal. bulbo: gomolj ← lat. bulbus …

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  • 13 bulb — [n] globular object ball, bunch, corm, corn, globe, head, knob, nodule, nub, protuberance, swelling, tuber, tumor; concept 436 …

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  • 14 bulb — bulbed, adj. bulbless, adj. /bulb/, n. 1. Bot. a. a usually subterranean and often globular bud having fleshy leaves emergent at the top and a stem reduced to a flat disk, rooting from the underside, as in the onion and lily. b. a plant growing… …

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  • 15 bulb — n. light bulb 1) to change, put in, screw in (AE) a bulb 2) a bulb blows out; burns out 3) an electric; frosted; light; three way bulb 4) the glare of a bulb tuber 5) a crocus; tulip bulb * * * [bʌlb] bums out frosted light …

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  • 16 bulb — noun 1 part of an electric lamp ADJECTIVE ▪ electric ▪ light ▪ 100 watt, 60 watt, etc. ▪ bare, naked …

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  • 17 bulb — An electronic device which gives off light by the heating of an element contained with a glass enclosure. The metal base which conducts the electricity may be a barrel with locating pins, or it may have small filament wires protruding from the… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18 bulb — 1. Any globular or fusiform structure. SYN: bulbus [TA]. 2. A short, vertical underground stem of plants, such as onion and garlic. [L. bulbus, a bulbous root] aortic b. [TA] the dilated first part of the aorta containing the aort …

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  • 19 Bulb — For other uses, see Bulb (disambiguation). Shallot bulbs …

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  • 20 bulb — /bʌlb / (say bulb) noun 1. Botany a. a storage organ, usually subterranean, having fleshy leaves and a stem reduced to a flat disc which roots from the underside, as in the onion, lily, etc. b. a plant growing from a bulb. 2. any round, enlarged… …

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