Synonyms and Antonyms for bulb

1. bulb (n.)

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

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2. bulb-shaped (adj.)

shaped like a bulb

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3. bulb (n.)

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

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4. bulb (n.)

a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

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5. bulb (n.)

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

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6. bulb (n.)

lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)

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7. bulb (n.)

anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop