Definitions For Bulb


  • A rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)
  • Electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
  • A rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ
  • Lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
  • A modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • Anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop
  • A rounded part of some plants that is under the ground and that grows into a new plant during the growing season
  • A part that has a rounded shape

Is Bulbs a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Bulb is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bulb in a Sentence

  • The bulb of the thermometer

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