HyperDic: bulk

English > 5 senses of the word bulk:
NOUNattributebulk, majoritythe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts
attributebulk, mass, volumethe property of something that is great in magnitude
attributebulkthe property possessed by a large mass
VERBchangebulkstick out or up
changebulk, bulgecause to bulge or swell outwards
bulk > pronunciation
Soundsbah'lk
Rhymeshulk ... sulk: 4 rhymes with ahlk...
English > bulk: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part.
Example "the bulk of the work is finished"
Synonymmajority
AttributesmajorGreater in number or size or amount
Broadernumber, figureThe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
OppositeminorityBeing or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
Spanishmayoría
Catalanmajoria
English > bulk: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of something that is great in magnitude.
Example"it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"
Synonymsmass, volume
Narrowerdollar volume, turnoverThe volume measured in dollars
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishmasa, mole, volumen
Catalanmassa, mola, volum
Adjectivesbulkyof large size for its weight
English > bulk: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a large mass.
BroadermassThe property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
Spanishvolumen
Catalanvolum
Adjectivesbulkyof large size for its weight
English > bulk: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningstick out or up.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The parcel bulked in the sack"
Broaderbulge, pouch, protrudeSwell or protrude outwards
Spanishabultar
Catalansobresortir, sortir
English > bulk: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to bulge or swell outwards.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymbulge
Cause tobulge, pouch, protrudeSwell or protrude outwards
BroaderswellCause to become swollen
Spanishsaltar, sobresalir
Catalansaltar, sobresortir

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