bladder

All Noun
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  • The many little bladders filled with water would aid towards the same end. Cited from Insectivorous Plants, by Charles Darwin
  • They first used water-filled bladders around the lower body and legs.
  • I have also heard of fish-bladders but can give no details on the subject. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 7, Tr. by Burton
  • He filled bladders with this gas and kept them for some time. Cited from Artificial Light, by M. Luckiesh
  • Anyone having a study should empty their bladder immediately before images are taken.
  • A basketball was too heavy while the basketball bladder was too light.
  • It might have cost her her life, in spite of her bladders. Cited from A Maid of the Silver Sea, by John Oxenham
  • To carry water he killed many seals; he filled their bladders with water. Cited from Algonquin Legends of New England, C. G. Leland
  • It can also lead to temporary loss of bladder control under moments of extreme fear.
  • The bladders do not differ much from those of the two last species. Cited from Insectivorous Plants, by Charles Darwin
  • He then turned his attention to saving some of the gas and hit upon the use of bladders. Cited from Artificial Light, by M. Luckiesh
  • Some are also able to take up water stored in the bladder.
  • Further studies find no evidence that saccharin has yet caused an increase in bladder cancer.
  • The young man rode his horse over the bladders and burst them. Cited from Moorish Literature, by Anonymous
  • The version they developed was called football and was played using a bladder-inflated ball.
  • The second is the ability to wake up when the bladder is full.
  • They are like bladders tied under the arms of one who has not taught himself to swim. Cited from How to Get on in the World, by Major A.R. Calhoon
  • Difficulty with bladder control results in higher rates of depression and limited activity levels.
  • The incision on his bladder broke open again late in his life.
  • They are present in the quadrifids of young bladders, when only about a third of their full size. Cited from Insectivorous Plants, by Charles Darwin
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Synonyms of bladder

Meaning of bladder

  • noun A distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
  • noun A bag that fills with air