Bulb vs Pulp - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between bulb and pulp
is that bulb
is any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end while pulp
is a soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
As verbs the difference between bulb and pulp
is that bulb
is to take the shape of a bulb; to swell while pulp
is to make, or be made into pulp
As an adjective pulp is
(fiction) of or pertaining to pulp magazines; in the style of a pulp magazine or the material printed within such a publication.
Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.
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 bulb of the aorta
(nautical) a bulbous protuberance at the forefoot of certain vessels to reduce turbulence.
- the plants which grow in the earth from seed or bulbs .
* light bulb
* flash bulb
* tulip bulb
To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
(fiction) Of or pertaining to pulp magazines; in the style of a pulp magazine or the material printed within such a publication.
, year = 1997
, monthday = July 22
, author = Eric Gimlin
, email =
, title = Re: Annual theme '98
, id = 33D504B4.email@example.com
, url = https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rec.arts.comics.dc.universe/h6fDoLuqLi4/pgvPYWi2DZIJ
, group = rec.arts.comics.dc.universe
- The Nightwing annual had what felt like a very 'pulp-ish' plot, and the Superman annual was great, with a very pulp plot and a incredible Doc Savage tribute cover.
, year = 2003
, monthday = January 3
, author = Mark Wheatley
, email =
, title = Re: PULP 2003 READING
, id = 3E159FC7.firstname.lastname@example.org
, url = https://groups.google.com/d/msg/alt.pulp/lPi5SkZJfHo/KeinLoXh5_4J
, group = alt.pulp
- Rather than Asimov I might suggest Stanley Weinbaum (since he died young and early in his career, he is far more "pulp " than Asimov - and remarkably readable - there is a LANCER collection of some of his short stories).
* (l), (l)
A soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter]] and being characteristically [[print, printed on rough, unfinished paper.
The soft center of a fruit
The soft center of a tooth
A mixture of wood, cellulose and/or rags and water ground up to make paper.
Mass of chemically processed wood fibres (cellulose).
* beat to a pulp
* pulp chamber
* pulp mill
To make, or be made into pulp
To beat to a pulp.