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bundle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
bundlebun‧dle1 /ˈbʌndl/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 GROUP OF THINGSa group of things such as papers, clothes, or sticks that are fastened or tied togetherbundle of bundles of newspapers a small bundle containing mostly clothingsee thesaurus at group2 a number of things that belong or are dealt with togetherbundle of bundles of data3 computer software, and sometimes other equipment or services that are included with a new computer at no extra cost4 a bundle5 be a bundle of nerves6 be a bundle of laughs/fun7 not go a bundle on something/somebody
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bundleNow we find Quine saying that H is never a single hypothesis but a bundle of them.a bundle of twigsHere and there a darker bundle and a glint of jewelry.She keeps all his old letters, tied up in bundles.He put his hand on his pocket, and pulled out a large bundle of £50 notes.Low branching and twisting then produces bundles of diverging and spreading fibrils which eventually fill out into the characteristic spherical structure.My peeling, sunburnt nose resembles a small bundle of rags.She held the bundle up and finished unwrapping it from its white sheet.When we got there I helped her lift the bundles out, and again she tried to pay me for the ride.The field at these sites is particularly intense, as if the magnetic flux lines have been tied into tight bundles.Louis came from the stables with a blanket-wrapped bundle in his arms.
Related topics: Computers
bundlebundle2 verb  1 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]PUSH to quickly push someone or something somewhere because you are in a hurry or you want to hide thembundle somebody into/through etc something They bundled Perez into the car and drove off.2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]GO British English to move somewhere quickly in a groupbundle into/through etc Six of us bundled into a taxi.3 [transitive] to include computer software or other services with a new computer at no extra costbundle something with/into something Microsoft can bundle Windows Vista at discounted prices with its popular desktop application programs.bundle something together The company offered customers a single computer solution, bundling together hardware and software. bundle somebody ↔ off bundle somebody/something ↔ up
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bundleAgents bundle four tires together and attach them to the back of the patrol vehicle.Her friends managed to get her out of the pub and bundled her home.Oh who cares, I thought, and tried to bundle her into the bag right away.He had been bundled into the back of a Volkswagen by three masked men.I bundle it away into its folder and shelve it.I collected up the dirty washing and bundled it into the washing machine.In desperation, WordPerfect has let Borland International, a Californian rival, bundle its word-processor into a software package.Borland also will bundle some of its software with Microsoft products to help boost its sales.I bundle the blind dummy out.You bundle the brothers into warm coats, take them to Boston City Hospital.We watched the men bundle up their parachutes and move off through the dense undergrowth, chopping at it with jungle machetes.bundle into/through etcHe left and came back with a brown bag that he threw the bundles into.Put a bundle into a handkerchief and tie it on to the end of the string.These tracheoles may be termed the larval or provisional tracheoles, and they extend in bundles into the developing lacunae.A porter threw one of our bundles into the gutter.Karr muttered something, then pressed a second tiny bundle into the man's hand.Louis upended the bundle into the rainwater-butt.The captain read the funeral service and the first mate raised the plank and tipped the small bundle into the water.
From Longman Business Dictionarybundlebun‧dle1 /ˈbʌndl/ noun informal1[singular] a lot of moneyThe company made a bundle selling its old equipment to a smaller dealer.2[countable]MARKETING a group of products or services that are provided together with other products or servicesThe $849 bundle includes two copies of the software, cables, and an electronic mail application.bundlebundle2 verb [transitive]MARKETING to provide a product or service together with other products or servicesImage editing software is bundled with many digital cameras.bundling noun [uncountable]interactive media services, a bundling of Internet, video-on-demand, and home shopping→ See Verb table
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Verb table
bundle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybundle
he, she, itbundles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybundled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bundled
he, she, ithas bundled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bundled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bundle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bundled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bundling
he, she, itis bundling
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you, we, theyare bundling
Past
I, he, she, itwas bundling
you, we, theywere bundling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bundling
he, she, ithas been bundling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bundling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bundling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bundling
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