- n. 胀；膨胀；凸出部分
- vt. 使膨胀；使凸起
- vi. 膨胀；凸出
CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. bulge 与 bugle 的区别。
2. The Bulge => 二战时德国与盟军进行的一场著名的《突出部战役》，该战役被拍成了电影，其中文译名为《坦克大决战》。
3. bugle => bug- (from Latin buculus "heifer, young ox", diminutive of bos (genitive bovis) "ox, cow") + -le (diminutive). => 原意为：young bull；后来引申为：wild ox, buffalo；再后来引申为：用牛角做的号角，于是便有了今天的含义。
4. bugle => abbreviation of buglehorn "musical horn, hunting horn"；原意为牛角，由此引申为号角，也就是用牛角做的号角。
5. bulge 与 budget 同源，都源于拉丁语 bulga (皮包).
7. bulge “包”→凸出部分
- bulge:  Etymologically, bulge and budget are the same word, and indeed when English first acquired bulge it was as a noun, with, like budget, the sense ‘pouch’. It came from Old French bouge ‘leather bag’, a descendant of Latin bulga, which may have been of Gaulish origin (medieval Irish bolg ‘bag’ has been compared). The word’s present-day connotations of ‘swelling’ and ‘protruding’ presumably go back to an early association of ‘pouches’ with ‘swelling up when filled’ (compare the case of bellows and belly, which originally meant ‘bag’, and came from a source which meant ‘swell’), but curiously, apart from an isolated instance around 1400 when bulge is used for a ‘hump on someone’s back’, there is no evidence for this meaning in English before the 17th century.
Additionally, from the 17th to the 19th centuries bulge was used for the ‘bottom of a ship’s hull’; it has now been superseded in this sense by bilge , which may well be a variant form.
=> bilge, budget
- bulge (n.)
- c. 1200, "wallet, leather bag," from Old French bouge, boulge "wallet, pouch, leather bag," or directly from Latin bulga "leather sack" (see budget (n.)). Sense of "a swelling" is first recorded 1620s. Bilge (q.v.) might be a nautical variant.
- bulge (v.)
- "to protrude, swell out," 1670s, from bulge (n.). Related: Bulged; bulging.
- 1. His eyes seemed to bulge like those of a toad.
- 2. The apple made a bulge in his pocket.
- 3. What's that awkward bulge in your pocket?
- 你口袋里那块鼓鼓囊囊的东西是 什么 ?
- 4. The moon's gravity pulls the waters of the earth into a bulge.
- 5. It was like a broad bulge moving toward the shore.
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