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What is the noun for bulk?

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  1. Size, mass or volume.
  2. The major part of something.
  3. The result of water retained by fibre.
  4. (uncountable, transport) Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
  5. (countable) a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
  6. (bodybuilding) Excess body mass, especially muscle.
  7. (brane cosmology) A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.
  8. (obsolete) The body.
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  10. Examples:
    1. “Carrying capacity is based on the bulk of items, which accounts for both their weight and their unwieldiness.”
      “Fagan relies on the sheer bulk of evidence to make his case.”
      “The latter two played second base for the bulk of their careers, and Yount played about half of his games in the outfield.”
  1. (nautical) A bulk dry goods cargo ship.
  2. (nautical) A person employed to ascertain the bulk or size of goods, in order to fix the amount of freight or dues payable on them.
  3. Examples:
    1. “However, such vessels were used mainly in the iron ore trade and the bulker remained the workhorse of the grain trade.”
      “As a result, the bulker, which was carrying scrap metal and around 700 tonnes of bunkers on board, began to sink by the bow.”
      “Destined for Toledo carrying a load of iron ore from Sept-Iles, the 17,752 tonne bulker has a complement of 25 sailors.”
  1. The characteristic of being bulky, or of having bulk.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The state of the roads and the bulkiness of coal combined to prevent adequate amounts from reaching areas not near the pit head.”
      “His light grey coat, sharply belted to accentuate his bulkiness above and below, is matched by his pearl tie-stud.”
      “Medium hair that is thick can require some special expertise is achieving the proper balance and style because of the potential for excess bulkiness.”
  1. plural of bulkage
  1. plural of bulker
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