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  • adj. Without a bulb or bulbs.


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bulb +‎ -less


  • The chandelier hanging from the lounge ceiling, bulbless.

    Paper Lanterns

  • Tomatoes flourish almost spontaneously, and there is a bulbless native onion whose tops make excellent seasoning.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Also, bear it in mind that MES has lived in bulbless houses before, and even subjected himself to anorak - restricted vision.


  • Rune pulled off her jacket; it went on a hanger, which she hooked onto the armature of a bulbless floor lamp that held an ostrich-feather boa and a fake-zebra-skin sport coat.

    Manhattan Is My Beat

  • "Honk, honk," blasted something in my ear and, glancing round, I saw that the child had swallowed the bulbless end of his horn and was using it bugle-wise.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 19, 1919

  • Its New Ventures Group creates cool LED-based products for a bulbless future.

    Fast Company

  • Wallpaper with changing designs, bulbless lamps that shed light from their shades, mediaeval-looking scrolls that unroll to become flexible full-colour displays … These are just a few of the new devices the approaching era of printed electronics could bring.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Then Cube suffered another bulbless realization: "You came here before us, Drek!

    Cube Route


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