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bundle

Noun

1 a collection of things wrapped or boxed together [syn: package, packet, parcel]
2 a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing [syn: sheaf]
3 a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit); "she made a bundle selling real estate"; "they sank megabucks into their new house" [syn: pile, big bucks, megabucks, big money]

Verb

1 make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions" [syn: bundle up, roll up]
2 gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk" [syn: bunch, bunch up, cluster, clump]
3 compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box" [syn: pack, wad, compact]
4 sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed [syn: practice bundling]

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From bondel or perhaps a merging of byndele and bind.

Noun

  1. A group of objects held together by wrapping or tying.
  2. A package wrapped or tied up for carrying.
  3. A cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres.
  4. A large amount, especially of money.
  5. A prank where many people jump (from ground level) on top of their victim(s).

Derived terms

Translations

group of objects held together by wrapping or tying
  • Finnish: nippu, kimppu
  • German: Bündel
  • Português: fardo
package wrapped or tied up for carrying
  • Finnish: nippu, kimppu
  • German: Bündel
biology: cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres
  • Finnish: kimppu
  • German: Bündel
colloquial: large amount, especially of money
  • Finnish: tukku
  • German: Bündel
prank where many people jump (from ground level) on top of their victim
  • Portuguese: montinho

Verb

  1. To tie or wrap together.
  2. To hustle; to dispatch something or someone quickly.
  3. To dress someone warmly.
  4. To sell hardware and software as a single product.
  5. To hurry.
  6. To dress warmly.

Translations

to tie or wrap together
  • Finnish: niputtaa, kääräistä, sitoa, sitoa yhteen
  • Spanish: atar, liar
to hustle
to dress someone warmly
  • Finnish: topata
  • Spanish: abrigar
computing: to sell hardware and software as single product
  • Finish: paketoida
intransitive: to hurry
  • Finish: kiirehtiä
  • Spanish: abrigarse
intransitive: to dress warmly

Extensive Definition

Bundle may refer to:
In mathematics:
  • Fiber bundle, in particular in topology, a space that looks locally like a product space
  • Bundle (mathematics), a generalization of a fiber bundle dropping the condition of a local product structure
In medicine:
  • Bundle of His, a collection of heart muscle cells specialized for electrical conduction
  • Bundle of Kent, an extra conduction pathway between the atria and ventricles in the heart
In other uses:

See also

bundle in German: Bundle
bundle in Esperanto: Vikipedio:Projekto matematiko/Pakaĵo
bundle in French: Bundle
bundle in Korean: 번들

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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