small bulb

small bulb
small light bulb, miniature light bulb; small root, small seed bulb

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bulb — bulbed, adj. bulbless, adj. /bulb/, n. 1. Bot. a. a usually subterranean and often globular bud having fleshy leaves emergent at the top and a stem reduced to a flat disk, rooting from the underside, as in the onion and lily. b. a plant growing… …   Universalium

  • bulb — [[t]bʌlb[/t]] n. 1) bot a) a swollen, usu. underground stem having fleshy scalelike leaves that contain stored food, as in the onion or daffodil b) a plant growing from such a stem 2) any round, enlarged part, esp. at the end of a cylindrical… …   From formal English to slang

  • bulb´less — bulb «buhlb», noun, verb. –n. 1. a round, underground bud consisting of a small stem covered with thick, fleshy leaves from which certain plants grow. Onions, tulips, and lilies grow from bulbs. 2. any plant that has a bulb or grows from a bulb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bulb — For other uses, see Bulb (disambiguation). Shallot bulbs …   Wikipedia

  • bulb — An electronic device which gives off light by the heating of an element contained with a glass enclosure. The metal base which conducts the electricity may be a barrel with locating pins, or it may have small filament wires protruding from the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bulb — 1. Any globular or fusiform structure. SYN: bulbus [TA]. 2. A short, vertical underground stem of plants, such as onion and garlic. [L. bulbus, a bulbous root] aortic b. [TA] the dilated first part of the aorta containing the aort …   Medical dictionary

  • bulb syringe — a syringe with a bulb on one end; compression of the bulb creates a vacuum for gentle suction of small amounts of bodily drainage …   Medical dictionary

  • flash bulb — noun (C) a small bulb (=a bright light) used when you take photographs indoors or when it is dark outside …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hot bulb engine — The hotbulb, or hot bulb engine or vaporizing oil engine is a type of internal combustion engine. It is a surface ignition engine in which the superheated fuel is ignited by being brought into contact with oxygen rich fresh air, rather than by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Wet-bulb temperature — The wet bulb temperature is a type of temperature measurement that reflects the physical properties of a system with a mixture of a gas and a vapor, usually air and water vapor. Wet bulb temperature can have several technical meanings:… …   Wikipedia

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