NounBulk (countable and uncountable; plural Bulks)
- Size, mass or volume.
- The major part of something.
- (food) The result of water retained by fibre.
- (uncountable) (transport) Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
- (countable) a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
- (bodybuilding) Excess body mass, especially muscle.
- (brane cosmology) A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.
- being large in size, mass or volume
Adjectives for Bulk
grotesque; enormous; huge; tremendous great; black; haughty; proper; mastodonic insufficient; surging; tawny; cumbrous low; broad; shadowy; imposing; shaggy massive; shattered; considerable; vast; languid; full; voluptuous; overgrown; ugly wavering; helpless; insufficient; ponderous credent; colossal; crude; patched; bluff terrifying; faceless; non-irritating; Ama-zonian; flying; clean-limbed; portly; physical; crushing; overwhelming; threatening.
Adverbs for Bulk
enormously; heavily; cumbrously; over-whelmingly; threateningly; ponderously; terrifyingly; portentously.
bunch, bunch together, bunch up, caliber, chunk, clod, clump, cluster, coarseness, collect, colligate, collocate, combine, compare, compile, conglomerate, core, corpulence, corpus, corral, coverage, crescendo, cumulate, depth, develop, diameter, dig up, dilate, dimension, dimensions, distance through, distend, draw together, dredge up, drive together, enlarge, enlargement, enormity, enormousness, essence, exceed, expand, expanse, expansion, extend, extension, extent, fatness, fill out, force, formidableness, fullness, gather, gather in, gather together, gauge, generality, get in, get together, gigantism, girth, gist, gob, grandeur, grandness, gravamen, great scope, greaten, greatness, grossness, group, height, hike, hike up, huff, hugeness, hunk, immensity, increase, infinity, inflate, intensity, join, juxtapose, largeness, length, loaf, loom, loom large, lump, lump together, magnify, magnitude, main body, major part, majority, make up, mass, match, matter, measure, measurement, meat, might, mightiness, mobilize, more than half, most, muchness, muster, nugget, numbers, object, outsoar, outstrip, overtop, pair, partner, pat, plenitude, plurality, power, preponderance, preponderancy, prodigiousness, proportion, proportions, puff, puff up, pump, pump up, put together, quantity, quantum, radius, raise, rake up, rally, range, rarefy, reach, rear, rise above, round up, scale, scope, scrape together, size, snowball, soar, spread, stand out, staple, strength, stretch, stupendousness, substance, sufflate, sum, swell, take up, the greatest number, the third dimension, thickness, thrust, total, totality, tower, tower above, transcend, tremendousness, tumefy, up, vastness, volume, wad, whip in, whole, widen, width, accumulate, add to, agglomerate, aggrandize, aggregate, aggroup, amass, amount, ampleness, amplify, amplitude, area, assemble, augment, balloon, batch, best part, better part, bigness, bloat, block, blow up, bodily size, body, boundlessness, breadth, bring together, broaden, budget, build, build up, bulk large, bulk out,
From Middle English bolke (“a heap, cargo, hold”), from Old Norse búlki (“the freight or the cargo of a ship”), from Proto-Germanic *bulkô (“beam, pile, heap”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhelǵ- (“beam, pile, prop”), related to Icelandic búlkast (“to be bulky”), Swedish dialectal bulk (“a bunch”), Danish bulk (“bump, knob”). Conflated with Middle English bouk (“belly, trunk”), from Old English būc (“belly, stomach, pitcher”), from Proto-Germanic *būkaz (“belly, body”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhōw- (“to blow, swell”), related to Dutch buik (“belly”), German Bauch (“belly, stomach”), Swedish buk (“belly, abdomen”). More at bouk, bucket.