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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]
bullate having a bumpy, blistered, or puckered texture or appearance.
bulldog a powerful breed of short-haired English dog with short legs, a stocky neck, and strong jaws. [3 definitions]
bulldoze to move (earth) or clear out (land) using a bulldozer. [2 definitions]
bulldozer a tractorlike piece of heavy equipment that pushes or lifts soil or debris with a vertical blade attached to the front.
bullet a cylindrical, usu. pointed metal projectile that is shot from a firearm. [2 definitions]
bulleted marked by a bullet symbol or symbols.
bulletin an announcement of recent events or items of current interest. [2 definitions]
bulletin board a board, usually hung on a wall, on which items such as notices or advertisements are displayed.
bulletproof not penetrable by bullets. [2 definitions]
bullet train a high-speed train, especially one of the type invented in Japan.