bulkiness


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

bulk·y

 (bŭl′kē)
adj. bulk·i·er, bulk·i·est
1. Having considerable bulk; massive.
2. Of large size for its weight: a bulky knit.
3. Clumsy to manage; unwieldy.

bulk′i·ly adv.
bulk′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulkiness - an unwieldy largenessbulkiness - an unwieldy largeness    
bigness, largeness - the property of having a relatively great size
Translations

bulkiness

[ˈbʌlkɪnɪs] Nvolumen m, lo abultado

bulkiness

n
(of object)Sperrigkeit f; (of book)Dicke f; (of sweater, spacesuit)Unförmigkeit f
(of person)Massigkeit f, → Wuchtigkeit f

bulkiness

[ˈbʌlkɪnɪs] n (of person) → corporatura massiccia; (of thing) → voluminosità
References in periodicals archive ?
We will break down the bulkiness of the bill and tackle all the grey areas.
Developed by a group of former executives at Covidien Retail Group, Alyne manages fluid absorption by using layers of different superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) that absorb at different rates, from quick absorption to complete absorption without bulkiness.
Reduced shrinkage and greater bulkiness decreased whitening surface.
One of the arguments for doing away with the headphone jack point is the bulkiness of the technology.
com/2017/06/review-amazon-echo-show/) Wired , reviewer David Pierce wasn't a fan of the Show's appearance, comparing it to the bulkiness to an old television.
The XTD allows the towel to have perfect hand feel with good softness, perfect bulkiness due to raised piles with greatly improved water absorbency.
bureaucratic complexity, bulkiness and impediments to real technological innovation.
However, bridge inspectors hesitate to lug the manual into the field because of its bulkiness, preferring to leave the two binders in their offices or vehicles.
While commonly found in consumer products, supercapacitors are generally not recommended for industrial grade applications due to their inherent limitations, which include bulkiness, linear discharge qualities that do not allow for use of all the available energy, low capacity, low energy density, and high annual self-discharge rates (up to 60% per year).
The weight and bulkiness of a cruiser, the low seating position, thunderous noise, and more than anything, the feeling that you belonged to an elite club .
In spite of its bulkiness, the book was a pleasure to read, all of it.
This is often achieved at the sacrifice of bulkiness, whereas for AR being transparent, unobtrusive and lightweight are the key requirements.