bulk


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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.
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When, a moment later, the blacks came they saw even from a distance that Tantor had eluded them, for the size of the hole in the pit covering was too small to have accommodated the huge bulk of an elephant.
In the glare of the fires they saw a huge bulk topping the barrier.
Above him towered the gigantic bulk of the pachyderm, the little eyes flashing with the reflected light of the fires--wicked, frightful, terrifying.
And beneath will be the abyss, wherein will fester and starve and rot, and ever renew itself, the common people, the great bulk of the population.
After the above facts, we are compelled to conclude, against anterior probability, [8] that among the mammalia there exists no close relation between the bulk of the species, and the
George Jones had the glory of perpetrating the first joke on him; he gave him a cigar with a firecracker in it and winked to the crowd to come; the thing exploded presently and swept away the bulk of Nicodemus's eyebrows and eyelashes.
If we want to sink 3,000 feet, I should keep account of the reduction of bulk under a pressure equal to that of a column of water of a thousand feet.
Among several persons collected about the doorsteps, the most remarkable was a sturdy mountaineer, of six feet two and corresponding bulk, with a heavy set of features, such as might be moulded on his own blacksmith's anvil, but yet indicative of mother wit and rough humor.
com/research/50192d/world_bulk_carrier) has announced the addition of the "World Bulk Carrier Market 2010" report to their offering.
17 June 2014 - Greek dry bulk shipper Star Bulk Carriers Corp (NASDAQ:SBLK) said it had agreed to acquire Marshall Islands-incorporated dry bulk carrier vessel operators Oceanbulk Shipping LLC and Oceanbulk Carriers LLC from affiliates of US Oaktree Capital Management LP and Petros Pappas and certain members of his family.
Total plant process control from bulk intake through weighing, mixing, and downstream routing control to finished product storage is provided by CR3000 computerized system with color graphics.
The Monterey Vineyard of Gonzales started importing bulk wine from the Languedoc region in the south of France last year, bottling it at nearby Monterey Cellars.