Translation of bulb in Spanish:


bulbo, n.

Pronunciation /bʌlb//bəlb/


  • 1

    • 1.1(of daffodil, hyacinth)

      bulbo masculine
      papa feminine Chile
      • Diet varies with the season but consists primarily of seeds, bulbs, leaves, berries, and some insects.
      • If the winters are harsh, then cover the bulbs with straw or leaves.
      • Treating lily bulbs with cytokinin hormones can mean early flowers and more of them.
      • Checks with Norfolk police revealed that the pair were known to have been involved in the theft of wild flowers, plants and bulbs, which were then re-sold to the public.
      • Glutamyl peptidase activity has been detected in leaves, roots, and bulbs of growing onions, but not in dormant bulbs of variety Southport White Globe.
      • After 12 weeks of storage three of these bulbs were planted to determine the quality of the flowers.
      • When sold and planted in fall, bulbs are in a dormant state that makes them very easy to handle and ship.
      • Not far from West Bank Park, local residents planted daffodil bulbs in the green surround of Holgate Windmill last year.
      • Those who received potted lilies can plant the bulbs outside in an area with bright light or in morning sun and afternoon shade.
      • Voles have been known to travel tunnels developed by moles to gain access to flower bulbs and other plant roots.
      • A wide range of monocots produce bulbs of modified leaves which store food over the winter.
      • No matter what your climate, be sure to water planted bulbs throughout the winter.
      • In the chilled bulb, the floral stem is visible in the centre of the bulb, while the leaves and flower have grown outside the sensitive volume of the detection coil.
      • It is a good time to buy and plant conifers and evergreens, summer-flowering bulbs and dahlia tubers.
      • Snowdrops hate having their roots disturbed, but dividing them in spring allows their roots to recover and gives the leaves time to feed the bulb before they become dormant later in summer.
      • The buds are already dormant within the bulbs and the difference in size will affect the size of the flower.
      • Many of their early wildflowers and spring-blooming bulbs go dormant by Memorial Day, so they shrug off the dry summers.
      • The fresh weight of roots, bulbs and leaf bases (when the bulbing ratio was < 2) was measured every week or every month.
      • Although they have their favourite plants, they will eat almost anything that's not too tough and leathery including leaves, stems, bulbs, root vegetables, even flowers.
      • On the left, a bulb of Fritillaria; bulbs are underground fleshy storage leaves wrapped tightly around the stem, such as in onion and garlic.

    • 1.2(plant)

      bulbo masculine

    • 1.3(of garlic)

      cabeza feminine

  • 2

    • 2.1(light bulb)

      bombilla feminine
      foco masculine Peru Ecuador Mexico
      bombillo masculine Colombia Venezuela
      bombita feminine River Plate
      lamparita feminine River Plate
      ampolleta feminine Chile
      bujía feminine Central America

    • 2.2(of thermometer)

      (de mercurio) cubeta feminine
      • A wet bulb thermometer is simply a thermometer with the bulb wrapped in moist muslin.
      • Another gadget, a simple glass bulb with four small vanes inside, the faces of each painted black or white.
      • It was a narrow glass tube with a bulb at the bottom.
      • Crookes's tube consisted of a glass bulb, from which most of the air had been removed, encasing two metal plates called electrodes.
      • Yesterday, all the bulbs in my galileo thermometer were up the top.
      • The result is an hourglass shaped vessel, with both the upper and lower bulbs holding 2 oz.
      • The grains of sand teeter on the edge of the glass bulb.
      • The instrument, consists of two glass bulbs united by a narrow neck.
      • They consisted of a curved U-tube filled with mercury attached to a bulb containing creosote.
      • A glass bulb, then, is used to keep oxygen away from the filament.

    • 2.3(of pipette, spray)

      perilla feminine
      • Use a suction bulb or put some of the warm salt water in the cup of your hand to sniff it up one nostril at a time.
      • Blow out the dust with compressed air, canned air, a blow-out bulb (ear syringe), or a vacuum in the blower mode.
      • Empty the contents onto a tissue by squeezing the bulb rapidly while holding it upside down.
      • A bulb syringe to be used to remove mucous from the mouth/nose
      • Labels that do not adhere adequately to the bulb syringe could increase the risks of leaving foreign bodies in the surgical wound.
      • Gently suction out the nose with an ear bulb every few hours.
      • Gently put the compressed bulb into the open nostril.
      • Release pressure (let the air back in) on the bulb until the nose is clear.
      • Droppers with rubber bulbs should not be kept with the essential oil bottle as the highly concentrated oil can turn the rubber bulb into gum.
      • Multiple delivery methods and devices have been studied but not compared, including bottles or pots, bulb syringes, inhalers, and nebulizers.
      • If your baby is having trouble sucking, try using a rubber suction bulb to help clear his or her nose before each feeding.
      • The infant developed mild respiratory distress at delivery that resolved with bulb and orogastric suction and administration of free-flow oxygen.
      • Air cast pressure was changed by manually increasing air volume with a BP bulb; pressure was continuously monitored with a mercury manometer.
      • Dry the syringe bulb and store it in a cup or container.
      • Nicola took out a small medicine bottle with a bulb syringe, and began with delicate squeezes of the bulb to collect the moisture that gathered at the corners of the child's eyes.
      • Release the bulb, holding it in place while it suctions the mucus from your baby's nose.
      • Using a bulb syringe and saline nose drops can also help to keep a baby's nose clear.
      • You would get less mercury in the dropper than you would water if you squeezed the bulb equally in both cases.
      • The third time I arranged things just so, manoeuvred the syringe into my ear, reaching over the top of my head with my left hand, and squeezed the tiny rubber bulb gently.
      • The scrub person drapes the infant warmer with sterile terry cloth towels and ensures that there are two bulb syringes and cord clamps in the warmer.