Definition of Bulb. Meaning of Bulb. Synonyms of Bulb

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Definition of Bulb

Bulb
Bulb Bulb, v. i. To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
Bulb
Bulb 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, 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 originates. 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 is structurally a short stem with fleshy leaves or leaf bases that function as food storage organs during dormancy. (In gardening, plants...
- An incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is an electric light with a wire filament heated until it glows. The filament...
- The olfactory bulb (Latin: bulbus olfactorius) is a neural structure of the vertebrate forebrain involved in olfaction, the sense of smell. It sends olfactory...
- 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 or common onion, is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species...
- the wet-bulb temperature is equal to the air temperature (dry-bulb temperature); at lower humidity the wet-bulb temperature is lower than dry-bulb temperature...
- Bulb Energy Ltd., trading as Bulb, is a privately financed energy supply company operating in the United Kingdom, Texas, Spain, and France. Bulb is based...
- In female anatomy, the vestibular bulbs, bulbs of the vestibule or ****oral bulbs are two elongated m****es of erectile tissue typically described as being...
- Edison light bulbs, retroactively referred to as antique light bulbs, and vintage light bulbs, refer to carbon- or early tungsten-filament incandescent...
- named the bulb of the corpus cavernosum ****. The bulb of **** is also known as the urethral bulb. The bulb is homologous to the vestibular bulbs in females...
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