Found 3 items, similar to Bulb.
English → Indonesian
bola lampu, bola pijar, pentolan, ubi
English → English
n 1: a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular
underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
2: electric lamp consisting of a glass bulb containing a wire
filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated
[syn: light bulb
, incandescent lamp
, electric light
, electric-light bulb
3: a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one
end); “the bulb of a syringe”
4: lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal
cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata); “the
medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain
because it contains centers controlling breathing and
[syn: medulla oblongata
5: a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or
English → English
(b[u^]lb), n. [L. bulbus, Gr. bolbo`s: cf. F.
1. (Bot.) A spheroidal body growing from a plant either above
or below the ground (usually below), which is strictly a
bud, consisting of a cluster of partially developed
leaves, and producing, as it grows, a stem above, and
roots below, as in the onion, tulip, etc. It differs from
a corm in not being solid.
2. (Anat.) A name given to some parts that resemble in shape
certain bulbous roots; as, the bulb of the aorta.
Bulb of the eye
, the eyeball.
Bulb of a hair
, the “root,”
or part whence the hair
Bulb of the spinal cord
, the medulla oblongata, often
called simply bulb.
Bulb of a tooth
, the vascular and nervous papilla contained
in the cavity of the tooth.
3. An expansion or protuberance on a stem or tube, as the
bulb of a thermometer, which may be of any form, as
spherical, cylindrical, curved, etc. --Tomlinson.
3. a light bulb
, v. i.
To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.