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Definition of Bulk

Bulk
Bulk Bulk (b[u^]lk), n. [OE. bulke, bolke, heap; cf. Dan. bulk lump, clod, OSw. bolk crowd, mass, Icel. b?lkast to be bulky. Cf. Boll, n., Bile a boil, Bulge, n.] 1. Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk. Against these forces there were prepared near one hundred ships; not so great of bulk indeed, but of a more nimble motion, and more serviceable. --Bacon. 2. The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt. The bulk of the people must labor, Burke told them, ``to obtain what by labor can be obtained.' --J. Morley. 3. (Naut.) The cargo of a vessel when stowed. 4. The body. [Obs.] --Shak. My liver leaped within my bulk. --Turbervile. Barrel bulk. See under Barrel. To break bulk (Naut.), to begin to unload or more the cargo. In bulk, in a mass; loose; not inclosed in separate packages or divided into separate parts; in such shape that any desired quantity may be taken or sold. Laden in bulk, Stowed in bulk, having the cargo loose in the hold or not inclosed in boxes, bales, or casks. Sale by bulk, a sale of goods as they are, without weight or measure. Syn: Size; magnitude; dimension; volume; bigness; largeness; massiveness.
Bulk
Bulk Bulk, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bulked; p. pr. & vb. n. Bulking.] To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell. The fame of Warburton possibly bulked larger for the moment. --Leslie Stephen.
Bulk
Bulk Bulk, n. [Icel. b[=a]lkr a beam, partition. Cf. Balk, n. & v.] A projecting part of a building. [Obs.] Here, stand behind this bulk. --Shak.

Meaning of Bulk from wikipedia

- Bulk can refer to: Bulk cargo Bulk liquids Bulk mail Bulk material handling Bulk pack, packaged bulk materials/products Bulk purchasing Paper bulk [fr;...
- The bulk modulus ( K {\displaystyle K} or B {\displaystyle B} ) of a substance is a measure of how resistant to compression that substance is. It is defined...
- Bulk purchasing is the purchase of much larger quantities than the usual, for a unit price that is lower than the usual. Wholesaling is selling goods in...
- A bulk carrier, bulker is a merchant ship specially designed to transport unpackaged bulk cargo, such as grains, coal, ore, steel coils and cement, in...
- Bulk messaging is the dissemination of large numbers of SMS messages for delivery to mobile phone terminals. It is used by media companies, enterprises...
- Farkas "Bulk" Bulkmeier and Eugene "Skull" Skullovitch, better known as Bulk and Skull, are fictional characters in the Power Rangers universe. They appeared...
- In cell biology, bulk flow is the process by which proteins with a sorting signal[definition needed] travel to and from different cellular compartments...
- Bulk Barn is a Canadian bulk foods store founded in September 1982 by Craig O'Field. The store sells common to somewhat specialty foods (like vegan and...
- Bulk density, also called apparent density or volumetric density, is a property of powders, granules, and other "divided" solids, especially used in reference...
- Email spam, also referred to as junk email, is unsolicited messages sent in bulk by email (spamming). The name comes from a Monty Python sketch in which Spam...
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