Pronunciation: bŭlb
n.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.
3.a light bulb.
v. i.1.To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
Noun1.bulb - a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
2.Bulbbulb - electric lamp consisting of a glass bulb containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated
3.bulb - a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end); "the bulb of a syringe"
4.bulb - lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata); "the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning"
5.bulb - a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ
To see a plant bulb in your dream, represents your spiritual, physical, and intellectual potential. It refers to the growth of some project, relationship, or situation. Alternatively, it symbolizes your genetic heritage, family tradition or fertility.ball, balloon, bilge, bladder, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boll, bolus, boss, bow, bubble, bulbil, bulblet, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex, corm, dowel, ear, ellipsoid, flange, flap, gall, geoid, globe, globelet, globoid, globule, glomerulus, gnarl, gob, gobbet, handle, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, oblate spheroid, orb, orbit, orblet, papilloma, peg, pellet, prolate spheroid, radicle, radix, rhizome, rib, ridge, ring, rondure, root, rootstock, shoulder, sphere, spheroid, spherule, spine, stud, style, tab, tap, taproot, tuber, tubercle, tubercule, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt
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built-in bed
Built-in Self Test
built-soap powder
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-- Bulb --
Bulb of a hair
Bulb of a tooth
Bulb of the eye
Bulb of the spinal cord
bulbar conjunctiva
bulblet bladder fern
bulblet fern
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