bulk bulk  /ˈbəlk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
  2. (n) the property of something that is great in magnitude
  3. (n) the property possessed by a large mass
  4. (v) stick out or up
  5. (v) cause to bulge or swell outwards

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And since much of its relatively small bulk is organic, the battery is partly biodegradable.
  2. Another indispensable site owned by the Google borg, though the bulk of its content cute cats, jiggling body parts and stupid human tricks is plenty dispensable.
  3. This gave us the ability to buy in bulk and pay the lowest price per ounce for everything we ate.

News

  1. Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of the Capesize Dry Bulk Carrier m/v Baltimore

    ATHENS, Greece -- Diana Shipping Inc. , a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Confusion Over Green Bay Bulk Waste Collection

    A Green Bay committee is discussing the future of the city's bulk waste pick-up. Right now there's a ton of confusion surrounding the city's bulk waste collection.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBAY Green Bay

  3. The Incredible Bulk Event Returns to Riverside

    Residents of Riverside and the UCR campus community are invited to the Incredible Bulk Event to get rid of unwanted items.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UC Riverside

Quotes

  1. "The documents released Monday clearly demonstrated that the individuals subjected to enhanced interrogation techniques provided the bulk of intelligence we gained about al Qaeda," Cheney said in a written statement. "This intelligence saved...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Waco Tribune Herald

  2. "Sudan's government bears the bulk of the responsibility for these ongoing crimes but the international community, and particularly China, should be doing more," Spielberg said on Tuesday. "My conscience will not allow me to continue with...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Steven Spielberg Source: Forbes

  3. Under the plan, drafted by Democratic lawmakers, lenders "could sell mortgages in bulk to banks and other buyers," Clinton said, who in turn would "restructure them to make them affordable for families, because they know the government will...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

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