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Bladder - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bladder' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bladder [ n.]
- A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air.
- Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid.
- A distended, membranaceous pericarp.
- Anything inflated, empty, or unsound.
2 . Bladder [ v. t.]
- To swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate.
- To put up in bladders; as, bladdered lard.