Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bulk.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Fiat SpA Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said this week that Fiat is open to the idea of bulking up with another volume car maker to create economies of scale.

    Peugeot Considers Forging Broader Alliances

  • Most scouts seem to think he's best suited for end in a 4-3 defense, but those for 3-4 teams toy with the idea of bulking him up to play end or using him at linebacker.

    JSOnline.com

  • Plus, the idea of bulking up usually encompasses much lifting much more weight than most women could lift if they were 4-5x as strong.

    EveryJoe

  • Both were struck by the idea of bulking up the brain, what brain scientists refer to as "cognitive reserve."

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • Maphanga said the extent to which ordinary South Africans were being financially compromised by practices ranging from "bulking" to inflated adviser fees and outright theft had reached alarming proportions.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • With pension administrators under the microscope for secretly benefiting from pension fund "bulking", those who failed to employ the practice may now also be in trouble.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • There was nothing wrong with the practice of "bulking" pension fund clients 'bank accounts - provided the benefits earned accrued to the client and not the administrator, national treasury director-general Lesetja Kganyago said on Monday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was piled in the field where it was cut, and the whole curing process, up to "bulking," is carried on in the open air.

    Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

  • Chris was stationed at one of the "bulking" positions, where he'd be responsible for assembling and positioning cartons to catch the finished chocolates as they fell off the belt.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Ford Motor Credit still exists, and national rebates and incentives are offered through the financing arm of the automaker, but the dealership has been "bulking" its financing by funneling its loans through a smaller number of banks.

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