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bulk 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/bəlk/,
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The mass or magnitude of something large,
  1. Be or seem to be of great size or importance
    • - territorial questions bulked large in diplomatic relations
  2. Treat (a product) so that its quantity appears greater than it in fact is
    • - traders were bulking up their flour with chalk
  3. Build up body mass, typically in training for athletic events

Noun
  1. The mass or magnitude of something large
    • - the sheer bulk of the bags
  2. A large mass or shape, for example of a building or a heavy body
    • - he moved quickly in spite of his bulk
  3. Large in quantity or amount
    • - bulk orders of more than 100 copies
  4. The majority or greater part of something
    • - the bulk of the traffic had passed
  5. Roughage in food
    • - bread and potatoes supply energy, essential protein, and bulk
  6. Cargo that is an unpackaged mass such as grain, oil, or milk


  1. majority: 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"
  2. stick out or up; "The parcel bulked in the sack"
  3. bulge: cause to bulge or swell outwards
  4. 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"
  5. the property possessed by a large mass
  6. The field-effect transistor (FET) relies on an electric field to control the shape and hence the conductivity of a channel of one type of charge carrier in a semiconductor material. ...
  7. Size, mass or volume; The major part of something; The result of water retained by fibre; (transport) Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. ...
  8. (BULKING) Clouds of billowing sludge usually associated with algae or bacteria in secondary clarifiers when the sludge becomes too light to settle properly.
  9. (Bulking) Also known as crimping, texturizing or lofting. Bulking imparts texture/fullness to the fiber or yarn during production. Bulking is done to increase the coverage the yarn will have in the carpet face. Bulking also adds to fiber resiliency. See "Texturizing."
  10. (Bulking) Combining many orders in one company’s shares together into one deal. Useful when individual orders are below the minimum dealing size. Also known as aggregation.
  11. (Bulking) The increase in volume of a material due to manipulation. Rock bulks upon being excavated; damp sand bulks if loosely deposited, as by dumping, because the apparent cohesion prevents movement of the soil particles to form a reduced volume.
  12. (Bulking) inability of sludge solids to separate from the liquid under quiescent conditions; under aerobic conditions may be associated with the growth of filamentous organisms, low DO, or high sludge loading rates; under anaerobic conditions, may be associated with attachment of gas bubbles to ...
  13. (bulking) increase in the volume occupied by a quantity of sand in a moist condition over the volume of the same quantity dry or completely inundated.
  14. (Bulks) Copies distributed free, normally for promotion.
  15. Thickness of paper relative to its basic weight.
  16. Unpackaged solid cargo such as coal, ore and grain.
  17. A large pile of tobacco leaves in which fermentation occurs.
  18. a method of producing sparkling wines that is both inexpensive and quick; it involves causing a secondary fermentation in a large tank as opposed to the more classic method of secondary fermentation within the original small bottle. ...
  19. An expression used principally in the context of papers for book printing to denote the theoretical thickness in mm of 100 sheets of the given paper in 100 g/m^2. It thus gives an indication of the volume of the paper.
  20. Doing something with large quantities. Domainers often own large number of domain names and process them in large volumes rather than for each single domain individually.
  21. Thickness of paper stock in thousandths of an inch or number of pages per inch.
  22. relative thickness of a sheet or sheets, for example, a bulky paper and a thin paper both of the same weight display different "bulk".
  23. The thickness of a book or sheet of paper.
  24. Volume per unit weight of a sheet of paper.
  25. Bulk regulations are the combination of controls (lot size, floor area ratio, lot coverage, open space, yards, height and setback) that determine the maximum size and placement of a building on a zoning lot.