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According to WordNet, the noun "bulb" has 6 sense(s).

103665924 electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.

113864035 anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop.

105495172 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 heart functioning".

102915480 a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end); "the bulb of a syringe".

105227079 a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ.

113134059 a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure.


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