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Bulb Definition

(noun)

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electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

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(noun)

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lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)

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(noun)

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a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

(noun)

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anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

(noun)

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a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

(noun)

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a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)


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the bulb of a syringe