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Detailed Translations for bulb from English to French


bulb [the ~] noun

  1. the bulb (light bulb; globe)

Translation Matrix for bulb:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ampoule bulb; globe; light bulb ampoule; blister; blotch; bulging; lump; pimple; swelling; swollen spot; zit
- electric light; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp; light bulb; lightbulb; medulla; medulla oblongata
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- tuber

Related Words for "bulb":

  • bulbs

Synonyms for "bulb":

  • stalk; stem
  • light bulb; lightbulb; incandescent lamp; electric light; electric-light bulb; electric lamp
  • part; portion
  • medulla oblongata; medulla; neural structure
  • structure; anatomical structure; complex body part; bodily structure; body structure

Related Definitions for "bulb":

  1. a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)1
    • the bulb of a syringe1
  2. electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity1
  3. a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ1
  4. lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)1
  5. a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure1
  6. anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop1

Wiktionary Translations for bulb:

  1. bulb-shaped root
  2. rounded solid object
  1. Boule de verre servant à l’éclairage électrique
  2. (botanique) Organe végétal souterrain formé par un bourgeon entouré de feuilles charnues, permettant à la plante de reformer chaque année ses parties aériennes.

Cross Translation:
bulb lampe Birne — Kurzform von Glühbirne
bulb ampoule Glühbirne — (umgangssprachlich) Glühlampe (ein eine Glühwendel enthaltender, luftleerer oder mit speziellem Gas gefüllter Glaskörper)
bulb lampe; ampoule; incandescence Glühlampe — ein Leuchtmittel, eine Glühwendel enthaltender luftleerer Glaskörper (insbes. ein birnenförmiger)
bulb bulbe; oignon ZwiebelBotanik: verdickter, unterirdischer Teil vieler Pflanzen, der als Energiespeicher dient

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