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Definitions of bulb:

part of speech: noun

1. An underground leaf- bud in which the leaves are superimposed on each other to form a rounded mass. 2. Any globular or fusiform structure. 3. Medulla oblongata.

Usage examples for bulb:

  • And on each side of the door opposite the fireplace, she found that the old- fashioned candlestick fixtures that had been admired as genuine Colonial bits, had been wired and were ready for a bulb "Natalie: A Garden Scout", Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • What I should wish to know now is why Mister Wiggins went and sewed an electric- light bulb in with the corpse for. "Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective", Ellis Parker Butler
  • Three to four weeks later the diseased surface was gradually getting smaller, while in about six weeks it was quite healed up, the last place to heal being a strip outside the bar, between it and the wall, and a smaller spot on the bulb of the heel. "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks

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