BULK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BULK
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bulk
 n.  majority; main part; volume; mass
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  She saw the dark bulk of a buggy stop in front of the house and indistinct figures alight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  Here loomed up the dark bulk of the mock-orange hedge that marked the beginning of the MacIntosh property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  When he climbed into the buggy and took the reins from her and threw her some impertinent remark, she felt young and gay and attractive again, for all her worries and her increasing bulk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  He looked huge, larger than she had ever seen him, a terrifying faceless black bulk that swayed slightly on its feet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
5  There was nothing especially arduous in this round of religious obligations; but it stood for a fraction of that great bulk of boredom which loomed across her path.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  She retired to a chair behind Sam Clark's bulk.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  They came to the cloudy bulk of a barn whose outer wall was directly upon the road.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  But much abatement is necessary with respect to the incredible bulk he assigns it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
9  The peeled white body of the beheaded whale flashes like a marble sepulchre; though changed in hue, it has not perceptibly lost anything in bulk.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
10  Gently he insinuates his vast bulk among them again and revels there awhile, still in tantalizing vicinity to young Lothario, like pious Solomon devoutly worshipping among his thousand concubines.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
11  In the first place, I wish to lay before you a particular, plain statement, touching the living bulk of this leviathan, whose skeleton we are briefly to exhibit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
12  Besides, for some way, where I now saw but a naked spine, all that had been once wrapped round with tons of added bulk in flesh, muscle, blood, and bowels.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
13  From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
14  Thus this mysterious, divine Pacific zones the world's whole bulk about; makes all coasts one bay to it; seems the tide-beating heart of earth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 111. The Pacific.
15  Next morning the not-yet-subsided sea rolled in long slow billows of mighty bulk, and striving in the Pequod's gurgling track, pushed her on like giants' palms outspread.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  Great bulk does not always mean great weight.
2  It's not their weight that makes these sacks hard to carry, it's their bulk.
3  Despite its bulk and weight, the car is extremely fast.
4  Sloping walls on the bulk of the building create an optical illusion.
5  It's cheaper to buy in bulk.
6  Supply normally exceeds demand for the bulk of consumer goods.
7  There's a popular supposition that we're publicly funded but the bulk of our money comes from competitive contracts.
8  The bulk of the population concentrates in the cities.
9  The bulk of the population lives in cities.
10  The bulk of the funds are supplied by some of America's largest and most powerful corporations.
11  A courier boy squeezed his way in the middle bulk of outgoing passengers.
12  Canada's largest bulk food retailer, it has more than 112 stores.
13  The new bulk mailing postal regulation will supersede the old one. If you continue to follow the old regulation, your bulk mailing will be returned to you.
14  Atomization is conversion of bulk liquid into a spray or mist, often by passing the liquid through a nozzle.
15  We also provide traditional and conventional partial and full shipload cargo service, for example for individual projects or bulk hauling.