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Definition of Bulb
Bulb Bulb, v. i.
To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
BulbBulb Bulb (b[u^]lb), n. [L. bulbus, Gr. bolbo`s: cf. F.
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, as it grows, a stem above, and
roots below, as in the onion, tulip, etc. It differs from
a corm in not being solid.
2. (Anat.) A name given to some parts that resemble in shape
certain bulbous roots; as, the bulb of the aorta.
Bulb of the eye, the eyeball.
Bulb of a hair, the ``root,' or part whence the hair
Bulb of the spinal cord, the medulla oblongata, often
called simply bulb.
Bulb of a tooth, the vascular and nervous papilla contained
in the cavity of the tooth.
3. An expansion or protuberance on a stem or tube, as the
bulb of a thermometer, which may be of any form, as
spherical, cylindrical, curved, etc. --Tomlinson.
Meaning of Bulb from wikipedia
- In botany, a bulb
stem with fleshy leaves
or leaf bases
as food storage organs during
dormancy. (In gardening, plants...
- An incandescent light bulb
lamp or incandescent light globe
is an electric light
with a wire filament heated until
it glows. The filament...
- The olfactory bulb
olfactorius) is a neural structure
of the vertebrate forebrain involved
in olfaction, the sense
of smell. It sends
- The Centennial Light
is the world's longest-lasting light bulb
, burning since
1901, and almost never switched
off. It is at 4550 East Avenue, Livermore...
- The onion
(Allium cepa L., from Latin
cepa "onion"), also known
as the bulb onion
onion, is a vegetable
that is the most widely cultivated
- the wet-bulb temperature
to the air temperature
temperature); at lower humidity
the wet-bulb temperature
- Bulb Energy
, is a privately financed energy supply company operating
in the United
Kingdom, Texas, Spain, and France. Bulb
- In female
anatomy, the vestibular bulbs
of the vestibule
or ****oral bulbs
are two elongated
m****es of erectile tissue typically described
- Edison light bulbs
, retroactively referred
to as antique light bulbs
, and vintage light bulbs
to carbon- or early
of the corpus cavernosum
****. The bulb
of **** is also known
as the urethral bulb
. The bulb
to the vestibular bulbs
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