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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rounded glass containing a wire filament that emits light when heated. Also: A short, modified, underground stem surrounded by usually fleshy modified leaves that contain stored food for the shoot within,.

Usage examples (24)
  • The lights flickered and then the bulb went out.
  • Ban the bulb is a no-brainer, only this time the empty-headed variety.
  • The light bulb is new, as is the small television.
  • The bulb is now the shape, the shape is now the light. for more
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