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bulb

synonym (synonym of bulb)

  • (noun.artifact)
    electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by e more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.body)
    lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
     

hypernym (bulb IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure (noun.plant)
    a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ (noun.plant)
     
  • a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ (noun.body)
    a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing (noun.body)
     
  • a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end) (noun.artifact)
    something less than the whole of a human artifact (noun.artifact)
     
  • anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop (noun.shape)
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles (noun.shape)
     
  • electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity (noun.artifact)
    a lamp powered by electricity (noun.artifact)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    a structure that is part of the nervous system (noun.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF bulb relation)

  • a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure (noun.plant)
    the bulb of an onion plant (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    bulb of the sea squill, which is sliced, dried, and used as an expectorant (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    small bulb or bulb-shaped growth arising from the leaf axil or in the place of flowers (noun.plant)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity (noun.artifact)
    a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current (noun.artifact)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determi more.. (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end) (noun.artifact)
    thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids (noun.artifact)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from bulb)

  • a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure (noun.plant)
    producing or growing from bulbs (adj.pert)
     
  • a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ (noun.body)
    curving outward (adj.all)
     
  • a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end) (noun.artifact)
    shaped like a bulb (adj.all)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    of or relating to the medulla oblongata (adj.pert)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    involving the medulla oblongata (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym derivation electric light electric-light bulb incandescent lamp light bulb medulla medulla oblongata part portion electric lamp anatomical structure neural structure stalk onion shallot squill bulbil bulblet filament respiratory center mercury thermometer mercury-in-glass thermometer syringe brain stem brain-stem brainstem bulb-shaped bulblike bellied bellying medullary bulbar

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