Turbulence vs Bulb - What's the difference?

turbulence | bulb |


As nouns the difference between turbulence and bulb

is that turbulence is (uncountable) the state or fact of being turbulent or agitated; tempestuousness, disturbance 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 a verb bulb is

to take the shape of a bulb; to swell.

turbulence

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state or fact of being turbulent or agitated; tempestuousness, disturbance.
  • (uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
  • (uncountable) Specifically, a state of agitation or disturbance in the air which is disruptive to an aircraft.
  • An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
  • See also

    * mechanical turbulence * thermal turbulence

    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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