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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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As for bulk importation of wine for bottling, Greene said, the Monterey Vineyard was one of the first to do it.
Cohen said he had to work for many months to sell Citibank on the idea of selling its Concorde units in bulk.
Further with high growth of Indian economy and scarcity of its natural resources, India is likely to continue its demand for dry bulk commodities.
An important benefit which the use of bulk bags offers is increased operator safety.
economic recession, construction of Class A bulk space was difficult to finance, keeping supply level.
Automated weigh-batching systems for weighing bulk materials prior to blending or feeding in or to downstream equipment.
This transaction shows the immediate impact of a comprehensive bulk sale program," said Birbach.
Flinn said, "These bulk sampling results are helping Klondike Star accurately assess the grade of mineralized areas as part of delineating the potential mineral resources of the Lone Star gold project.
Also turnkey bulk installation with welded and bolted silos and railcar-unloading systems.
Residential high-rise developers should pay particular attention to an included special permit provision, which would allow (in the city's discretion) a modification or waiver of various bulk restrictions ordinarily applicable to a new waterfront building (Zoning Resolution 62-736).
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- In 2006, Stena Bulk transported nearly 10 million tons of oil from the large Russian port in Primorsk, equivalent to a market share of about 15%.
Orient Phoenix Bulk Ships Not Provided -- 09/11/16 12:35 -