the uppermost continuous deck in the hull of a vessel, forming watertight compartments with the main transverse bulkheads.
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of relatively large and cumbersome bulk or size. (of a fabric or yarn) thick; lofty. (of a garment) made of thick, resilient fabric or yarn: a bulky sweater. Contemporary Examples When An Adopted Child Won’t Attach Tina Traster May 1, 2014 The Bomb Threat Under the Seats Clive Irving December 27, 2009 This Week’s Hot […]
of relatively large and cumbersome bulk or size. (of a fabric or yarn) thick; lofty. (of a garment) made of thick, resilient fabric or yarn: a bulky sweater. Contemporary Examples Health-Care Reform Returns Surprising $1.5 Billion Medicare Savings Daniel Stone December 6, 2011 Historical Examples Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel Samuel William […]
magnitude in three dimensions: a ship of great bulk. the greater part; main mass or body: The bulk of the debt was paid. goods or cargo not in packages or boxes, usually transported in large volume, as grain, coal, or petroleum. fiber (def 9). (of paper, cardboard, yarn, etc.) thickness, especially in relation to weight. […]
the male of a bovine animal, especially of the genus Bos, with sexual organs intact and capable of reproduction. the male of certain other animals, as the elephant and moose. a large, solidly built person. a person who believes that market prices, especially of stocks, will increase (opposed to bear). (initial capital letter) Astronomy, Astrology. […]