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A spherical model of the earth showing the continents, seas, etc.
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  1. A spherical model of the earth showing the continents, seas, etc.
  2. A round glass container, as for goldfish
  3. A body with the shape of a sphere, especially a representation of the earth in the form of a hollow ball.
A small spherical mass, especially a small drop of liquid.
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  1. A small spherical mass, especially a small drop of liquid.
  2. A tiny ball or globe; esp., a drop of liquid
Any round, or spherical, object; sphere; globe
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  1. Any round, or spherical, object; sphere; globe
  2. A spherical or almost spherical body:
  3. Such an object moving, thrown, hit, or kicked in a particular manner:
A prominent, rounded hill or mountain.
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  1. A prominent, rounded hill or mountain.
  2. A similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
  3. A handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
A small, knoblike outgrowth found on the roots of many legumes, such as alfalfa, beans, and peas. Nodules grow after the roots have been infected with nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Rhizobium.
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  1. A small, knoblike outgrowth found on the roots of many legumes, such as alfalfa, beans, and peas. Nodules grow after the roots have been infected with nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Rhizobium.
  2. (Botany) A small knoblike outgrowth, especially one on the roots of a leguminous plant that contains bacteria that fix nitrogen.
  3. A small, usually hard mass of tissue in the body.
A single grain of a cereal plant.
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  1. A single grain of a cereal plant.
  2. (Uncountable) short for corn snow. A type of granular snow formed by repeated melting and re-freezing, often in mountain spring conditions.
  3. A type of callus, usually on the feet or hands.
The essence; the core:
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  1. The essence; the core:
  2. (Informal) The point of a story or gist of a matter
  3. A small piece
A similar outgrowth of a plant root.
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  1. A similar outgrowth of a plant root.
  2. A short, thickened, fleshy part of an underground stem, as a potato: new plants develop from the buds, or eyes, that grow in the axils of the minute scale leaves of a tuber
  3. A rounded projection or swelling; a tubercle.
(Botany) A bulb-shaped bud in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil
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  1. (Botany) A bulb-shaped bud in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil
  2. A small bulblike structure produced in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil, and having the ability to develop into a new plant.
  3. A small bulb or fleshy bud on a flower stalk, as in some onions, or in the axil of a leaf, as in a tiger lily
(--- Med.) Any abnormal hard nodule or swelling; specif., the typical nodular lesion of tuberculosis
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  1. (--- Med.) Any abnormal hard nodule or swelling; specif., the typical nodular lesion of tuberculosis
  2. A small rounded projecting part or outgrowth, such as a wartlike excrescence on the roots of some leguminous plants or a knoblike process in the skin or on a bone.
  3. A small rounded projection, swelling, or lump, as on the roots of legumes or on bodily tissue, especially the cluster of inflammatory cells that form in the lungs in tuberculosis.
A fleshy underground stem that is similar to a bulb but stores its food as stem tissue and has fewer and thinner leaflike scales. The crocus and gladiolus produce new shoots from corms.
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  1. A fleshy underground stem that is similar to a bulb but stores its food as stem tissue and has fewer and thinner leaflike scales. The crocus and gladiolus produce new shoots from corms.
  2. A fleshy, thickened, vertical, underground stem, usually having annual segments with a bud at the tip, thin external scale leaves, and roots at the base, as in the gladiolus: corms differ from bulbs in having much more stem tissue and fewer scale leaves
The condition of being protuberant.
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  1. The condition of being protuberant.
  2. A part or thing that protrudes; projection; bulge; swelling
  3. The condition or fact of being protuberant
(Anatomy) The rounded proximal end of a long bone:
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  1. (Anatomy) The rounded proximal end of a long bone:
  2. The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
  3. A portrait or representation of a person's head.
A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
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  1. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
  2. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
  3. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
The state of being swollen.
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  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
  3. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
An outward swelling; protuberance
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  1. An outward swelling; protuberance
  2. (Informal) A sudden increase in size, value, etc.
  3. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
A mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function; neoplasm: such tumors are classified as benign or malignant
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  1. A mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function; neoplasm: such tumors are classified as benign or malignant
  2. A swelling on some part of the body
  3. An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
A cylindrical container made of thin, pliable metal, plastic, etc., fitted at one end with a screw cap, and used for holding pastes or semiliquids, which can be squeezed out
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  1. A cylindrical container made of thin, pliable metal, plastic, etc., fitted at one end with a screw cap, and used for holding pastes or semiliquids, which can be squeezed out
  2. (Elec.) The tubular space bounded by the lines of electric or magnetic force passing through every point on a closed curve on the outside of a charged body
  3. An anatomical structure or organ having the shape or function of a tube; a duct.
Find another word for bulb. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bulb, like: globe, globule, ball, knob, nodule, corn, nub, tuber, bulbil, tubercle and corm.