bulb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"bulb" in British English

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bulbnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʌlb/

bulb noun [C] (PLANT)

a round ​root of some ​plants from which the ​plantgrows: tulip bulbs

bulb noun [C] (LIGHT)

(Definition of bulb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bulb" in American English

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bulbnoun [C]

 us   /bʌlb/

bulb noun [C] (LIGHT)

a light bulb : The bulb ​burned out in the ​kitchen.

bulb noun [C] (PLANT)

a ball-like ​root from which some ​plantsgrow: Lilies and ​tulipsgrow from bulbs.
(Definition of bulb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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