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Job vs. Bull

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Jobnoun

A task.

‘I've got a job for you - could you wash the dishes?’; ‘A job half done is hardly done at all.’;

Bullnoun

An adult male of domesticated cattle or oxen.

Jobnoun

An economic role for which a person is paid.

‘That surgeon has a great job.’; ‘He's been out of a job since being made redundant in January.’;

Bullnoun

Specifically, one that is uncastrated.

Jobnoun

(in noun compounds) Plastic surgery.

‘He had had a nose job.’;

Bullnoun

A male of domesticated cattle or oxen of any age.

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Jobnoun

(computing) A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer).

Bullnoun

An adult male of certain large mammals, such as whales, elephants and seals.

Jobnoun

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

Bullnoun

A large, strong man.

Jobnoun

A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.

Bullnoun

(finance) An investor who buys (commodities or securities) in anticipation of a rise in prices.

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Jobnoun

Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.

Bullnoun

(slang) A policeman.

Jobnoun

(colloquial) A thing (often used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall).

‘Pass me that little job with the screw thread on it.''’;

Bullnoun

(US) Specifically, a policeman employed in a railroad yard.

Jobverb

(intransitive) To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.

Bullnoun

A crown coin; its value, {{5 shillings.}}

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Jobverb

(intransitive) To work as a jobber.

Bullnoun

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Jobverb

To take the loss.

Bullnoun

The central portion of a target, inside the inner and magpie.

Jobverb

To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.

Bullnoun

A man.

Jobverb

To subcontract a project or delivery in small portions to a number of contractors.

‘We wanted to sell a turnkey plant, but they jobbed out the contract to small firms.’;

Bullnoun

clipping of bullshit.

Jobverb

(intransitive) To seek private gain under pretence of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

Bullnoun

A man who has sex with another man's wife or girlfriend with the consent of both.

Jobverb

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

Bullnoun

(obsolete) A drink made by pouring water into a cask that previously held liquor.

Jobverb

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

Bullnoun

A papal bull, an official document or edict from the Pope.

Jobverb

To hire or let in periods of service.

‘to job a carriage’;

Bullnoun

A seal affixed to a document, especially a document from the Pope.

Jobnoun

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

Bullnoun

A lie.

Jobnoun

A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.

Bullnoun

Nonsense.

Jobnoun

A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.

Bullnoun

a bubble

Jobnoun

Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.

Bulladjective

Large and strong, like a bull.

Jobnoun

A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.

Bulladjective

(of large mammals) adult male

‘a bull elephant’;

Jobnoun

A task, or the execution of a task; as, Michelangelo did a great job on the David statue.

Bulladjective

(finance) Of a market in which prices are rising (compare bear)

Jobnoun

A task or coordinated set of tasks for a multitasking computer, submitted for processing as a single unit, usually for execution in background. See job control language.

Bulladjective

stupid

Jobnoun

The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the prototypical patient man.

Bullverb

(intransitive) To force oneself (in a particular direction).

‘He bulled his way in.’;

Jobverb

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

Bullverb

(intransitive) To lie, to tell untruths.

Jobverb

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

Bullverb

(intransitive) To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.

Jobverb

To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.

Bullverb

To polish boots to a high shine.

Jobverb

To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.

Bullverb

To endeavour to raise the market price of.

‘to bull railroad bonds’;

Jobverb

To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.

Bullverb

To endeavour to raise prices in.

‘to bull the market’;

Jobverb

To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

‘Authors of all work, to job for the season.’;

Bullverb

to publish in a Papal bull

Jobverb

To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

‘And judges job, and bishops bite the town.’;

Bullverb

to mock, cheat

Jobverb

To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

Bullnoun

The male of any species of cattle (Bovidæ); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.

Jobnoun

the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;

‘he's not in my line of business’;

Bullnoun

One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.

Jobnoun

a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee;

‘estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars’; ‘the job of repairing the engine took several hours’; ‘the endless task of classifying the samples’; ‘the farmer's morning chores’;

Bullnoun

Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.

‘At last from Aries rolls the bounteous sun,And the bright Bull receives him.’;

Jobnoun

the performance of a piece of work;

‘she did an outstanding job as Ophelia’; ‘he gave it up as a bad job’;

Bullnoun

One who operates in expectation of a rise in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise. See 4th Bear, n., 5.

Jobnoun

the responsibility to do something;

‘it is their job to print the truth’;

Bullnoun

a ludicrously false statement; nonsense. Also used as an expletive.

Jobnoun

a workplace; as in the expression

‘on the job’;

Bullnoun

A seal. See Bulla.

Jobnoun

an object worked on; a result produced by working;

‘he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right’;

Bullnoun

A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief.

‘A fresh bull of Leo's had declared how inflexible the court of Rome was in the point of abuses.’;

Jobnoun

a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved;

‘she and her husband are having problems’; ‘it is always a job to contact him’; ‘urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog’;

Bullnoun

A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility.

‘And whereas the papist boasts himself to be a Roman Catholic, it is a mere contradiction, one of the pope's bulls, as if he should say universal particular; a Catholic schimatic.’;

Jobnoun

a damaging piece of work;

‘dry rot did the job of destroying the barn’; ‘the barber did a real job on my hair’;

Bulladjective

Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.

Jobnoun

a crime (especially a robbery);

‘the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis’;

Bullverb

To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.

Jobnoun

a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

Bullverb

To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st Bull, n., 4.

Jobnoun

any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

Bullnoun

uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

Jobnoun

(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

Bullnoun

a large and strong and heavyset man;

‘he was a bull of a man’; ‘a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got’;

Jobnoun

a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

Bullnoun

obscene words for unacceptable behavior;

‘I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk’; ‘what he said was mostly bull’;

Jobverb

profit privately from public office and official business

Bullnoun

a serious and ludicrous blunder;

‘he made a bad bull of the assignment’;

Jobverb

arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Bullnoun

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Jobverb

work occasionally;

‘As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks’;

Bullnoun

an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later

Jobverb

invest at a risk;

‘I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating’;

Bullnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

Job

A job, employment, work or occupation, is a person's role in society. More specifically, a job is an activity, often regular and often performed in exchange for payment ().

‘for a living’;

Bullnoun

the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20

Bullnoun

the center of a target

Bullnoun

a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

Bullnoun

mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

Bullverb

push or force;

‘He bulled through his demands’;

Bullverb

try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

Bullverb

talk through one's hat;

‘The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it’;

Bullverb

advance in price;

‘stocks were bulling’;

Bullnoun

an uncastrated male bovine animal

‘bull calves’;

Bullnoun

a large male animal, especially a whale or elephant.

Bullnoun

the zodiacal sign or constellation Taurus.

Bullnoun

a bullseye

‘aim for the bull!’;

Bullnoun

a person who buys shares hoping to sell them at a higher price later.

Bullnoun

a papal edict

‘the Pope issued a bull of excommunication’;

Bullnoun

stupid or untrue talk or writing; nonsense

‘much of what he says is sheer bull’;

Bullverb

push or move powerfully or violently

‘he bulled the motor cycle clear of the tunnel’;

Bullverb

(of a cow) behave in a manner characteristic of being on heat.

Bull

A bull is an intact (i.e., not castrated) adult male of the species Bos taurus. More muscular and aggressive than the females of the same species, the cows, bulls have long been an important symbol in many cultures, and play a significant role in beef ranching, dairy farming, and a variety of other cultural activities, including bullfighting and bull riding.

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