naked bulb


naked bulb
noun
: a plant bulb consisting of scales as distinguished from a tunicate bulb

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  • naked — [[t]ne͟ɪkɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n, ADJ after v, v link ADJ Someone who is naked is not wearing any clothes. → See also stark naked Her naked body was found wrapped in a sheet in a field... The hot paving stones scorched my naked feet... They… …   English dictionary

  • bulb — bulbed, adj. bulbless, adj. /bulb/, n. 1. Bot. a. a usually subterranean and often globular bud having fleshy leaves emergent at the top and a stem reduced to a flat disk, rooting from the underside, as in the onion and lily. b. a plant growing… …   Universalium

  • bulb — noun 1 part of an electric lamp ADJECTIVE ▪ electric ▪ light ▪ 100 watt, 60 watt, etc. ▪ bare, naked …   Collocations dictionary

  • naked — na|ked [ neıkəd ] adjective ** 1. ) not wearing any clothes: BARE: a drawing of a naked woman half naked: The half naked body was found on the river bank. strip naked (=take all your clothes off): He stripped naked and got into the shower. naked… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • naked — na|ked S3 [ˈneıkıd] adj [: Old English; Origin: nacod] 1.) not wearing any clothes or not covered by clothes = ↑nude →↑bare ▪ The children ran naked through the yard. ▪ a picture of a naked man ▪ They found the body lying half naked in the grass …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • naked — 01. He lay [naked] on the bed in the heat of the day. 02. The [naked] body of a young boy was found in the bushes near the railroad tracks. 03. She stood [naked] in front of the mirror, and examined her body for signs of fat. 04. When my children …   Grammatical examples in English

  • naked */*/ — UK [ˈneɪkɪd] / US [ˈneɪkəd] adjective 1) a) not wearing any clothes a drawing of a naked woman stark naked (= completely naked): She stood there stark naked. half naked: The half naked body was found on the river bank. strip naked (= take all… …   English dictionary

  • naked — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, go, lie, look, stand ▪ Never had he felt so completely naked. ▪ He lay nake …   Collocations dictionary

  • naked*/ — [ˈneɪkɪd] adj 1) not wearing any clothes Syn: bare a drawing of a naked woman[/ex] 2) not covered a naked flame/bulb[/ex] 3) a naked emotion is very strong and can be clearly seen in someone s expression • the naked eye if you can see something… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • End bulb — End End ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English