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Bulk vs. Hulk

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Bulknoun

Size, specifically, volume.

Hulkverb

To remove the entrails of; to disembowel.

‘to hulk a hare’;

Bulknoun

Any huge body or structure.

Hulknoun

The body of a ship or decked vessel of any kind; esp., the body of an old vessel laid by as unfit for service.

Bulknoun

The major part of something.

Hulknoun

A heavy ship of clumsy build.

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Bulknoun

The result of water retained by fibre.

Hulknoun

Anything bulky or unwieldly.

Bulknoun

Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.

Hulkverb

To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; as, to hulk a hare.

Bulknoun

(countable) a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.

Hulknoun

a very large person; impressive in size or qualities

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Bulknoun

(bodybuilding) Excess body mass, especially muscle.

Hulknoun

a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned

Bulknoun

(bodybuilding) A period where one tries to gain muscle.

Hulkverb

appear very large or occupy a commanding position;

‘The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain’; ‘Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall’;

Bulknoun

(brane cosmology) A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.

Hulknoun

an old ship stripped of fittings and permanently moored, especially for use as storage or (formerly) as a prison.

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Bulknoun

(obsolete) The body.

Hulknoun

a large disused structure

‘hulks of abandoned machinery’;

Bulkadjective

being large in size, mass or volume (of goods, etc.)

Hulknoun

a large or unwieldy boat or other object

‘great towering hulks of oak, ash, and chestnut’;

Bulkadjective

total

Hulknoun

a large, clumsy-looking person

‘a six-foot hulk of a man’;

Bulkverb

(intransitive) To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent.

Hulk

The Hulk is a fictional character and superhero appearing in publications by the American publisher Marvel Comics. Created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in the debut issue of The Incredible Hulk (May 1962).

Bulkverb

(intransitive) To grow in size; to swell or expand.

Bulkverb

(intransitive) To gain body mass by means of diet, exercise, etc.

Bulkverb

(transitive) To put or hold in bulk.

Bulknoun

Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk.

‘Against these forces there were prepared near one hundred ships; not so great of bulk indeed, but of a more nimble motion, and more serviceable.’;

Bulknoun

The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt.

‘The bulk of the people must labor, Burke told them, "to obtain what by labor can be obtained."’;

Bulknoun

The cargo of a vessel when stowed.

Bulknoun

The body.

‘My liver leaped within my bulk.’;

Bulknoun

A projecting part of a building.

‘Here, stand behind this bulk.’;

Bulkverb

To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell.

‘The fame of Warburton possibly bulked larger for the moment.’;

Bulknoun

the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part;

‘the majority of his customers prefer it’; ‘the bulk of the work is finished’;

Bulknoun

the property of something that is great in magnitude;

‘it is cheaper to buy it in bulk’; ‘he received a mass of correspondence’; ‘the volume of exports’;

Bulknoun

the property possessed by a large mass

Bulkverb

stick out or up;

‘The parcel bulked in the sack’;

Bulkverb

cause to bulge or swell outwards

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