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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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It was a diverting thought to him that he was wealthy enough to buy every one of those close-ranged, bulky, window-lit mansions that faced him, if he chose.
uf, he wrenched from the hand of the bulky Saxon the battle-axe which he wielded, and, like one familiar with the use of the weapon, bestowed him such a blow upon the crest, that Athelstane also lay senseless on the field.
The elaborate character of the frame had made the picture extremely bulky, and now and then, in spite of the obsequious protests of Mr.
Besides this were the bulky lungs, into which the mouth opened, and the heart and its vessels.
Still, however, I refused to comply, and was retreating before him, as in his importunity he pressed upon me, when I felt a heavy hand laid upon my shoulder, and turning round, encountered the bulky form of Mow-Mow, a one-eyed chief, who had just detached himself from the crowd below, and had mounted the rear of the pi-pi upon which we stood.
A large bulky figure has as good a right to be in deep affliction, as the most graceful set of limbs in the world.
In the year 1858 I received a bulky packet bearing the stamp of the Argentine Republic, a realm in which, to the best of my belief, I had not a solitary acquaintance.
There was the Gladstone and the small hand-bag, and the two hampers, and a large roll of rugs, and some four or five overcoats and macintoshes, and a few umbrellas, and then there was a melon by itself in a bag, because it was too bulky to go in anywhere, and a couple of pounds of grapes in another bag, and a Japanese paper umbrella, and a frying pan, which, being too long to pack, we had wrapped round with brown paper.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Operations "bulky is easy as a phone call" and "zero bulky in common areas" (
uk @grecian9 A RUSH of people getting shut of their old furniture and 'white goods' in time for Christmas has caused Kirklees Council to suspend its bulky waste collections.
LIVERPOOL social enterprise Bulky Bob's has launched a new business collection service by clearing out 43 tonnes of waste from the old Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
An absorbent article comprising a top sheet on the skin contact side, a back sheet on the non-skin contact side, and an absorbent body situated between the two sheets: wherein the absorbent body comprises a bulky absorbent sheet, and the bulky absorbent sheet comprises heat-expanding particles that are dispersed in the bulky absorbent sheet and have been expanded by heat, wherein the bulky absorbent sheet has a density of 0.