English noun: bulk
|1.||bulk (attribute) the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part|
|Samples||The majority of his customers prefer it.|
The bulk of the work is finished.
|Broader (hypernym)||figure, number|
|2.||bulk (attribute) the property of something that is great in magnitude|
|Samples||It is cheaper to buy it in bulk.|
He received a mass of correspondence.
The volume of exports.
|Narrower (hyponym)||dollar volume, turnover|
|3.||bulk (attribute) the property possessed by a large mass|
English verb: bulk
|1.||bulk (change) stick out or up|
|Samples||The parcel bulked in the sack.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP
|Broader (hypernym)||bulge, pouch, protrude|
|2.||bulk (change) cause to bulge or swell outwards|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Cause||bulge, pouch, protrude|