Nose vs Bulb - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between nose and bulb

is that nose is to utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang while bulb is to take the shape of a bulb; to swell.

As nouns the difference between nose and bulb

is that nose is a protuberance on the face housing the nostrils, which are used to breathe or smell while bulb is any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.

As verbs the difference between nose and bulb

is that nose is to move cautiously while bulb is to take the shape of a bulb; to swell.

nose

English

(wikipedia nose)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A protuberance on the face housing the nostrils, which are used to breathe or smell.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=17 citation , passage=The face which emerged was not reassuring. It was blunt and grey, the nose springing thick and flat from high on the frontal bone of the forehead, whilst his eyes were narrow slits of dark in a tight bandage of tissue. 
  • A snout, the nose of an animal.
  • The tip of an object.
  • * 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter IV
  • We submerged very slowly and without headway more than sufficient to keep her nose in the right direction, and as we went down, I saw outlined ahead of us the black opening in the great cliff.
  • (horse racing) The length of a horse’s nose, used to indicate the distance between horses at the finish of a race, or any very close race.
  • The power of smelling.
  • * Collier
  • We are not offended with a dog for a better nose than his master.
  • Bouquet, the smell of something, especially wine.
  • The skill in recognising bouquet.
  • (by extension) Skill at finding information.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * aquiline nose * bignose * bloody nose * blow one's nose * bottlenose * button nose * cut off one's nose to spite one's face * e-nose * * get up someone's nose * hawknose * in front of one's nose * I've got your nose * keep one's nose clean * look down one's nose * nasal * no skin off one's nose * nose candy * nose cap * nose cone * nose count * nose flute * nose job * nose out of joint * nose pad * nose-pick * nose poke * nose ring * nose test * nose to tail * nose to the grindstone * nosebag * noseband * nosebleed * nosed * nosedive * noseful * noseguard * noseless * noselike * nosepiece * noseplug * nosering * noseshot * noseweight * nosewheel * on the nose * parson's nose * pay through the nose * pick one's nose * plain as the nose on one's face * pope's nose * powder one's nose * pug nose * Red Nose Day * Roman nose * runny nose * snub-nose * socked on the nose * stick one's nose into * the nose knows * thumb one's nose * turn up one's nose * under one's nose * wax-nose * white nose syndrome

    See also

    * rhino-

    Verb

    (nos)
  • To move cautiously.
  • The ship nosed through the minefield.
  • To snoop.
  • She was nosing around other people’s business.
  • To detect by smell or as if by smell.
  • * , Hamlet , act 4, sc. 3,
  • If you find him not within
    this month, you shall nose him as you go up the
    stairs into the lobby.
  • To push with one's nose.
  • * Tennyson
  • lambs nosing the mother's udder
  • To nuzzle.
  • To win by a narrow margin.
  • To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang.
  • to nose a prayer
    (Cowley)

    Derived terms

    * brown-nose * nosey * nose out

    Anagrams

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    bulb

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.
  • the bulb of the aorta
  • A light bulb.
  • The bulb-shaped root portion of a plant such as a tulip, from which the rest of the plant may be regrown.
  • * 2005 , (Plato), Sophist . Translation by Lesley Brown. .
  • the plants which grow in the earth from seed or bulbs .
  • *
  • (nautical) a bulbous protuberance at the forefoot of certain vessels to reduce turbulence.
  • Derived terms

    * lampbulb * light bulb * flash bulb * tulip bulb

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
  • Anagrams

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