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bulk

(bŭlk)
n.
See fiber.
v. bulked, bulking, bulks

bulk

noun Increased muscle mass achieved by mechanics—lifting weights—and/or chemistry—anabolic steroids
verb To enhance one’s muscle mass by mechanics and/or chemistry

bulk

1. In nutrition, a substance that absorbs water in the intestinal tract. The increased mass helps to stimulate peristalsis. Bulk materials include bran cereals, cellulose, lignins, and psyllium. They are used therapeutically to treat constipation and other bowel disorders.
2. A mass; a large volume of cells, such as might be found in a tumor.
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There seemed, however, a steady attempt to isolate antagonists, to cut them off from their fellows and bear them down, causing a perpetual sailing back and interlacing of these shoaling bulks.
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
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.
Prior to Bulk TV, we were using multiple providers, which made it difficult to manage billing, agreement renewals and support issues for our multiple locations," said Rachel Ethridge, senior project manager and vice president of business development for National Eldercare Services (NES).
According to the Chicago-based market research firm the Perishables Group, some bulk foods are seeing sales increases in the supermarket channel.
The stainless steel conditioner features two hydraulic rams with specially-contoured end plates that press opposite sides of bulk bags.
Bulk liners available for boxes, drums and bulk bags.
We really like big things in this country,'' said Elissa Altman, author of ``Big Food: Amazing Ways to Cook, Store, Freeze and Serve Everything You Buy in Bulk.
A designer and manufacturer of retail point-of-purchase displays, Display Technologies owns subsidiaries that supply bulk food merchandising systems for bulk coffee and other products.