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Synonyms for bulb
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulbnoun

    a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  2. light bulb, lightbulb, bulb, incandescent lamp, electric light, electric-light bulbnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    lightbulb, electric light, light bulb, medulla, electric-light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp

  3. bulbnoun

    a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

    "the bulb of a syringe"

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  4. bulbnoun

    anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  5. medulla oblongata, medulla, bulbnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    lightbulb, electric light, light bulb, medulla, incandescent lamp, myeline, electric-light bulb, medulla oblongata, myelin

  6. bulbnoun

    a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bulbnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) scaly bud (like the onion and the tulip)

  2. bulbnoun

    Synonyms:
    spherical protuberance

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. bulb

    Synonyms:
    See Cloverleaf duodenal bulb

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How to use bulb in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    The bulb that we're being forced to use, number one, to me, most importantly, I always look orange.

  2. Football Federation Australia:

    The forecast ambient and Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) for that match remain within acceptable ranges for the later kick-off and the air quality forecast is improving with the arrival of a wind change to the north east on Friday, in making decisions regarding whether a fixture will proceed, the safety, welfare and comfort of our players, match officials and fans remain our ongoing focus with regard to air quality issues as a result of these bushfires.

  3. Kailash Sahu:

    It's like trying to measure the tiny motion of a firefly next to a bright light bulb, we had to meticulously subtract the light of the nearby bright star to precisely measure the deflection of the faint source.

  4. Al Bochi:

    When your body feels it has full permission to eat it whenever it wants, you'll start to crave other types of foods, including more healthy foods. For many people this is like a light bulb moment.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I have known Joe over the years, he is not the brightest light bulb in the group, I don't think, but he has a name that they know.


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