Definition of bulk :
1. A projecting part of a building.
2. Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk.
3. The body.
4. The cargo of a vessel when stowed.
5. The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt.
6. To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell.
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largeness (part of speech: noun)
thickness (part of speech: noun)
size (part of speech: noun)
corpulence, substance, area, extent, expanse, quantity, chunkiness, body, proportion, amount, measurement, height, magnitude, amplitude, width, volume, portliness, weight, length, capacity, breadth, size, dimension
- It was Trench's bulk that had blocked the way for the professor a moment before. - "A Master's Degree", Margaret Hill McCarter.
- Besides this, there is the main bulk of the Colonel's fortune made in India. - "Colonel Thorndyke's Secret", G. A. Henty.
- All, that is to say, but the numerous killed and wounded during the running fight that had extended along the last seven or eight miles of the retreat, and the bulk of the Dunmow force under Sir Jacob Stellenbosch, which with its commander, had, it was believed, been made prisoners. - "The Invasion", William Le Queux.