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KK Pronunciation

〔 bʌlb 〕


〔 bʌlb 〕

Overview of noun bulb

The noun bulb has 6 senses

  • bulb -- (a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure)

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

  • bulb -- (a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end); "the bulb of a syringe")

  • bulb -- (anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop)

  • medulla oblongata, medulla, 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")

  • bulb -- (a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ)