bulk englannista suomeksi
bulkki, massa, suuri määrä
1729. Newton|I Newton, s:The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (1729)/Definitions|''Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy'', page 1.
- The Quantity of Matter is the measure of the same, arising from its density and bulk conjunctly.
- The cliff-dwellers had chipped and chipped away at this boulder till it rested its tremendous bulk upon a mere pin-point of its surface.
Any huge body or structure.
(quote-book)|chapter=12| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, …, and all these articles … made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.
Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
*(RQ:Swift Tale of a Tub)
*(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
being large in size, mass or volume (of goods, etc.)
To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent.
(quote-book)|passage=The fame of Warburton possibly bulked larger for the moment.|title=Samuel Johnson|year=1878
To gain body mass by means of diet, exercise, etc.
To put or hold in bulk.
(RQ:Nashe Lenten Stuffe)