the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
"the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"
bulk, mass, volume(noun)
the property of something that is great in magnitude
"it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports"
tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, lot, hoi polloi, batch, raft, book, quite a little, passel, pile, muckle, volume, mass, good deal, stack, mountain, multitude, deal, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, majority, heap, mess, people, sight, spate, the great unwashed, loudness, intensity, great deal, masses, pot
the property possessed by a large mass
stick out or up
"The parcel bulked in the sack"
cause to bulge or swell outwards
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saying something you know is not true but refusing to accept it.
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How to use bulk in a sentence?
We're coming off a very strong performance, a market that has shown tremendous resilience and a strong propensity of 'coming back', chances are, the bulk of the action will take place Monday and Tuesday and then (traders) will turn their machines off.
The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain.
In general, many microbes like to 'eat' organic compounds, especially certain lipids, for lunch, and can destroy the bulk of the organics before they have a chance to get preserved, iron can rapidly entomb or bind to the organics and make them unavailable to 'eat,' similar to encasing a sandwich in cement.
You don't want to stand in front of a high speed truck, but if you believe the bulk of the selling is behind us then that will give stability to markets.
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty or profusion and servitude. If we run into such debt, as that we must be taxed in our meat and in our drink, in our necessaries and our comforts, in our labors and our amusements, for our calling and our creeds... [we will] have no time to think, no means of calling our miss-managers to account but be glad to obtain subsistence by hiring ourselves to rivet their chains on the necks of our fellow-sufferers... And this is the tendency of all human governments. A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for [another ]... till the bulk of society is reduced to be mere automatons of misery... And the fore-horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follows that, and in its train wretchedness and oppression.
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- големина, обемист, главна част, насипен товар, маса, обем, масивенBulgarian
- massiuCatalan, Valencian
- grueso, bulto, masaSpanish
- suurin osa, määrä, bulkki, turpoaminen, massa, bulkkitavara, valtaosaFinnish
- vrac, en gros, majeure partie, masseFrench
- tömeg, terjedelemHungarian
- masa, wielkość, objętośćPolish
- grosso, volume, granel, quantidade, massaPortuguese
- vrac, masiv, voluminos, masaRomanian
- масса, бо́льшая часть, основная масса, крупный, объёмRussian
- voluminös, merpart, massa, omfångsrik, massiv, lejonpartSwedish
- yığın, hacim, cüsseli, hacimli, kütle, cüsseTurkish
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