By May, its bulb can grow as big as two centimeters, and turns pink and then a deep red as it matures.
So, at the Home Depot in Connecticut, a 40-watt bulb costs $4.97, and a 60-watt bulb costs $6.97.
The 40-watt bulb costs $9.97 and the 60-watt bulb retails for $12.97.
Specifically, the law said a bulb should provide 100 watts of brightness while using 72 watts or less.
In 25,000 hours a regular 75-watt bulb would use $262.50 of electricity.
Quest picked up his bulb of coffee, but inadvertently pressed it before he got it to his lips.
Peet examined the bulb, and sat pondering with the letter in his hand.
"The bulb was humility," she murmured over and over, under her breath.
We often tried to get the bulb, but it lay too deep under the sand.
The bulb to be placed two or three inches deep from the top of the pot to allow room for the stem-fibres to penetrate the soil.
1560s, "an onion," from Middle French bulbe (15c.), from Latin bulbus "bulb, bulbous root, onion," from Greek bolbos "plant with round swelling on underground stem." Expanded by 1800 to "swelling in a glass tube" (thermometer bulb, light bulb, etc.).
A globular or fusiform anatomical structure or enlargement.
A rounded underground storage organ that contains the shoot of a new plant. A bulb consists of a short stem surrounded by fleshy scales (modified leaves) that store nourishment for the new plant. Tulips, lilies, and onions grow from bulbs. Compare corm, rhizome, runner, tuber.
dim bulb (1960s+)