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bulk

1. unpackaged cargo or goods
2. a ship's cargo or hold
3. in bulk
a. (of a cargo, etc.) unpackaged

bulk

[bəlk]
(graphic arts)
In book printing, the thickness of paper, in terms of the number of pages per inch for a given basis weight.
References in classic literature ?
Everybody acknowledged Buck a magnificent animal, but twenty fifty-pound sacks of flour bulked too large in their eyes for them to loosen their pouch-strings.
Diablo, which bulked, twin-peaked, greencrinkled, against the sky.
On a quiet countryside, where all gossip is welcome, this weakness of the lady of the Manor House did not pass without remark, and it bulked larger upon people's memory when the events arose which gave it a very special significance.