Definition of Bulkiness

1. Noun. An unwieldy largeness.

Exact synonyms: Massiveness
Generic synonyms: Bigness, Largeness
Derivative terms: Bulky, Massive



Definition of Bulkiness

1. n. Greatness in bulk; size.

Definition of Bulkiness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being bulky, or of having bulk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bulkiness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulkiness

bulk technology
bulk up
bulkage
bulkages
bulked
bulker
bulkers
bulkhead
bulkhead line
bulkheads
bulkie roll
bulkie rolls
bulkier
bulkiest
bulkily
bulkiness (current term)
bulkinesses
bulking
bulks
bulksome
bulkwise
bulky
bull's-eye
bull's-eye maculopathy
bull's eye
bull's eyes
bull's nose
bull-bar
bull-bitch

Literary usage of Bulkiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Mechanical Text-book: Or, Introduction to the Study of Mechanics and by William John Macquorn Rankine, Edward Fisher Bamber (1873)
"The bulkiness of a substance is the number of units of volume which an unit ... In British measures bulkiness is most conveniently expressed in cubic feet ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"... and after a sickness of several months' duration, the bulkiness of the general frame and the amount of obesity often present a most striking contrast to ..."

3. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1837)
"... of it err in the too great bulkiness of the body ; for, although a thick bird, it is not so dumpy as ornithological draughtsmen would have us believe. ..."

4. The Study of Cases: A Course of Instruction in Reading and Stating Reported by Eugene Wambaugh (1894)
"The bulkiness of the unwritten Law. Case law, as distinguished from statutory law, is usually called unwritten; for, though it is ascertained only by the ..."

5. The Study of Cases: A Course of Instruction in Reading and Stating Reported by Eugene Wambaugh (1922)
"The bulkiness of the unwritten Law. Case law, as distinguished from statutory law, is usually called unwritten; for, though it is ascertained only by the ..."

6. Useful Rules and Tables Relating to Mensuration, Engineering, Structures by William John Macquorn Rankine (1873)
"In British measures bulkiness is most conveniently expressed in cubic feet to the Ib. ... Given, the specific gravity of a substance; to find its bulkiness ..."

7. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"Accordingly, not only in the article of bulkiness, but, under favour of it, ... bulkiness on the part of the body of the laws may be distinguished into ..."

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