from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A group of objects held together, as by tying or wrapping.
- n. Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
- n. Biology A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.
- n. Botany A vascular bundle.
- n. Informal A large amount; a lot: had a bundle of fun at the dance.
- n. Informal A large sum of money: made a bundle selling real estate.
- transitive v. To tie, wrap, or gather together.
- transitive v. To dispatch or dispense of quickly and with little fuss; hustle: bundled the child off to school.
- transitive v. To dress (a person) warmly: bundled them up in winter clothes.
- intransitive v. To hurry; hasten: The children came bundling in from outside.
- intransitive v. To dress oneself warmly.
- intransitive v. To sleep in the same bed while fully clothed, a custom formerly practiced by engaged couples in New England and in Wales.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A group of objects held together by wrapping or tying.
- n. A package wrapped or tied up for carrying.
- n. A cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres.
- n. A large amount, especially of money.
- n. A directory containing related resources such as source code; application bundle.
- v. To tie or wrap together.
- v. To hustle; to dispatch something or someone quickly.
- v. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony.
- v. To dress someone warmly.
- v. To dress warmly. Usually bundle up
- v. To sell hardware and software as a single product.
- v. To hurry.
- v. To dogpile
- v. To hastily or clumsily push, put, carry or otherwise send something into a particular place.
- v. To sleep on the same bed without undressing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A number of things bound together, as by a cord or envelope, into a mass or package convenient for handling or conveyance; a loose package; a roll.
- transitive v. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll.
- transitive v. To send off abruptly or without ceremony.
- transitive v. to sell together as a single item at one inclusive price; -- usually done for related products which work or are used together.
- intransitive v. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony.
- intransitive v. To sleep on the same bed without undressing; -- applied to the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus sleeping.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A number of things bound together; anything bound or rolled into a convenient form for conveyance or handling; a package; a roll: as, a bundle of lace; a bundle of hay.
- n. Hence A group or a number of things having some common characteristic which leads to their being held and transferred in the same ownership.
- n. In botany, a fascicular aggregation of one or more elementary tissues traversing other tissues.
- n. In paper-making, two reams of printing-paper or brown paper: established by a statute of George I.
- n. In spinning, twenty hanks or 6,000 yards of linen yarn.
- To tie or bind in a bundle or roll: often followed by up: as, to bundle up clothes.
- To place or dispose of in a hurried, unceremonious manner.
- To depart in a hurry or unceremoniously: often with off.
- In New England (in early times) and in Wales, to sleep in the same bed without undressing: applied to the custom of men and women, especially sweethearts, thus sleeping.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
- v. compress into a wad
- n. a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
- n. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
- v. make into a bundle
- v. sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
- v. gather or cause to gather into a cluster
WHITFIELD: And somehow the term bundle of joy, I don't know, that doesn't come like trickling off the tongue there.
Some advice: Next time, substitute the phrase "bundle of joy" for "problems."
Because they being the workmanship of the understanding, pursuing only its own ends, and the conveniency of expressing in short those ideas it would make known to another, it does with great liberty unite often into one abstract idea things that, in their nature, have no coherence; and so under one term bundle together a great variety of compounded and decompounded ideas.
Meanwhile, many of them are set to make a bundle from the disastrous legislation they ram through.
A 2GB bundle costs $24.99, and a 6GB bundle is $44.99.
Quinn: But breaking the encryption on the bundle is what concerns us.
Once a district subscribes and the bundle is deployed, all staff and students may access the resources at school and at home.
The bundle is a good first step in making it easier for customers to add mobile broadband to their list of personal communications services, although some of our readers are upset over the high price, especially for the smaller plan.
They mostly exist to be sold in bundle packs for about seven dollars, come Christmas time.
My comcast bundle is expensive, there are so many tv stations on cable I never watch, and I have a land line that I never use.