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Synonyms for bulbbʌlb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulb(noun)

    a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  2. light bulb, lightbulb, bulb, incandescent lamp, electric light, electric-light bulb(noun)

    electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

    Synonyms:
    lightbulb, electric light, light bulb, medulla, electric-light bulb, medulla oblongata, bulb, incandescent lamp

  3. bulb(noun)

    a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  4. bulb(noun)

    anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

  5. medulla oblongata, medulla, bulb(noun)

    lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)

    Synonyms:
    lightbulb, electric light, light bulb, medulla, incandescent lamp, myeline, electric-light bulb, medulla oblongata, bulb, myelin

  6. bulb(noun)

    a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

    Synonyms:
    medulla, electric light, electric-light bulb, light bulb, medulla oblongata, incandescent lamp, lightbulb

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bulb(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) scaly bud (like the onion and the tulip)

  2. bulb(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spherical protuberance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

lamp, ampoule, separatory, thermometer, medulla, bulbs, blister, reservoir

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. bulb

    Synonyms:
    See Cloverleaf duodenal bulb


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