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buildup the act, instance, or process of increasing in amount, number, or strength; accumulation; increase; growth. [3 definitions]
build up to grow in size, amount, or intensity. [5 definitions]
built the past tense and past participle of "build."
built-in constructed as a permanent part of a larger structure. [2 definitions]
built-up made greater in amount, size, strength, or the like, esp. by augmentation. [2 definitions]
Bujumbura the former capital of Burundi, and the foremost center of commerce.
bulb a plant bud that begins to grow underground. [3 definitions]
bulbaceous bulbous.
bulbous having the shape of a bulb; bulging. [2 definitions]
Bulgaria a Balkan country on the Black Sea between Rumania and Turkey.
bulge a rounded or swollen protrusion caused by pressure from below or within. [4 definitions]
bulgur a nutritious wheat that is boiled, cracked or ground, and dried.
bulimarexia an eating disorder, esp. found in young women, that is marked by the eating of large amounts of food followed by purging, usu. by self-induced vomiting or by taking laxatives, to avoid weight gain. (Cf. anorexia.)
bulimia abnormally continuous and extreme hunger. [2 definitions]
bulimia nervosa see "bulimarexia."
bulk large size or volume. [7 definitions]
bulkhead a wall that divides a ship into watertight parts. [3 definitions]
bulky of large volume, but often relatively light. [2 definitions]
bull1 a sexually mature male of several animal species, such as cattle and elephants. [9 definitions]
bull2 an official papal document, usu. sealed with a round lead seal.
bull- of or like a bull. [2 definitions]