Definitions for bulkbʌlk
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bulk
the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
"the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"
bulk, mass, volume(noun)
the property of something that is great in magnitude
"it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports"
the property possessed by a large mass
stick out or up
"The parcel bulked in the sack"
cause to bulge or swell outwards
Size, mass or volume.
The major part of something.
The result of water retained by fibre.
Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
Excess body mass, especially muscle.
A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.
to be, or appear to be, massive
to grow in size; to swell or expand
being large in size, mass or volume
Origin: From bolke, from búlki, from bulkô, from bhelǵ-, related to búlkast, dialectal bulk, bulk. Conflated with bouk, from buc, from būkaz, from bhōw-, related to buik, Bauch, buk. More at bouk, bucket.
magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk
the main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt
the cargo of a vessel when stowed
to appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell
a projecting part of a building
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bulk' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4440
Rank popularity for the word 'bulk' in Nouns Frequency: #1809
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The bulk of mankind are schoolboys through life.
Energy is really doing the bulk of the lifting in today's market.
The big news in the USA Freedom Act is to limit bulk collection programs.
There are now literally 100 people financing the bulk of our presidential elections.
the company has to be drawn to finding a way to settle the bulk of the remaining cases.
Translations for bulk
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- големина, обемист, главна част, насипен товар, маса, обем, масивенBulgarian
- massiuCatalan, Valencian
- grueso, bulto, masaSpanish
- suurin osa, määrä, bulkki, turpoaminen, massa, bulkkitavara, valtaosaFinnish
- vrac, en gros, majeure partie, masseFrench
- tömeg, terjedelemHungarian
- masa, wielkość, objętośćPolish
- grosso, volume, granel, quantidadePortuguese
- vrac, masiv, voluminos, masaRomanian
- масса, бо́льшая часть, основная масса, крупный, объёмRussian
- voluminös, merpart, massa, omfångsrik, massiv, lejonpartSwedish
- yığın, hacim, cüsseli, hacimli, kütle, cüsseTurkish
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