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blob

 (blŏb)
n.
1. A soft, amorphous mass.
2. A daub, as of color.
tr.v. blobbed, blob·bing, blobs
To splash or daub with blobs; splotch.

[From Middle English blober, bubble, bubbling, probably of imitative origin.]

blob

(blɒb)
n
1. a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid
2. a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc
3. an indistinct or shapeless form or object
4. a slang word for condom
vb, blobs, blobbing or blobbed
(tr) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on
[C15: perhaps of imitative origin; compare bubble]
ˈblobby adj

blob

(blɒb)

n., v. blobbed, blob•bing. n.
1. a small lump or drop of a thick or glutinous substance.
2. a small splotch or daub, as of color.
3. an object, esp. a large one, having no distinct shape or definition.
v.t.
4. to mark or splotch with blobs.
[1400–50; late Middle English]

blob


Past participle: blobbed
Gerund: blobbing

Imperative
blob
blob
Present
I blob
you blob
he/she/it blobs
we blob
you blob
they blob
Preterite
I blobbed
you blobbed
he/she/it blobbed
we blobbed
you blobbed
they blobbed
Present Continuous
I am blobbing
you are blobbing
he/she/it is blobbing
we are blobbing
you are blobbing
they are blobbing
Present Perfect
I have blobbed
you have blobbed
he/she/it has blobbed
we have blobbed
you have blobbed
they have blobbed
Past Continuous
I was blobbing
you were blobbing
he/she/it was blobbing
we were blobbing
you were blobbing
they were blobbing
Past Perfect
I had blobbed
you had blobbed
he/she/it had blobbed
we had blobbed
you had blobbed
they had blobbed
Future
I will blob
you will blob
he/she/it will blob
we will blob
you will blob
they will blob
Future Perfect
I will have blobbed
you will have blobbed
he/she/it will have blobbed
we will have blobbed
you will have blobbed
they will have blobbed
Future Continuous
I will be blobbing
you will be blobbing
he/she/it will be blobbing
we will be blobbing
you will be blobbing
they will be blobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blobbing
you have been blobbing
he/she/it has been blobbing
we have been blobbing
you have been blobbing
they have been blobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blobbing
you will have been blobbing
he/she/it will have been blobbing
we will have been blobbing
you will have been blobbing
they will have been blobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blobbing
you had been blobbing
he/she/it had been blobbing
we had been blobbing
you had been blobbing
they had been blobbing
Conditional
I would blob
you would blob
he/she/it would blob
we would blob
you would blob
they would blob
Past Conditional
I would have blobbed
you would have blobbed
he/she/it would have blobbed
we would have blobbed
you would have blobbed
they would have blobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blob - an indistinct shapeless formblob - an indistinct shapeless form  
amorphous shape - an ill-defined or arbitrary shape
Verb1.blob - make a spot or mark ontoblob - make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
stain - produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
splotch - blotch or spot
maculate, tarnish, defile, sully, stain - make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
bespeckle, speckle - mark with small spots; "speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots"
bespatter, spatter - spot, splash, or soil; "The baby spattered the bib with food"

blob

noun
1. drop, ball, mass, pearl, lump, bead, dab, droplet, globule, glob, dewdrop a blob of chocolate mousse
2. form, blurred outline, spot, shape, shadow, silhouette a blob in the distance
Translations
نُقْط÷، قَطْرَه
kaňkakapka
klatklump
klessa
lašelis
lāsepiciņa

blob

[blɒb] N (= drop) [of ink etc] → gota f; (= lump) [of mud etc] → grumo m; (= stain) → mancha f

blob

[ˈblɒb] n
[cream, glue] → goutte f; [paint] → grosse tache f
a blob of glue → une goutte de colle
(= indistinct shape) → forme f floue

blob

n (of water, honey, wax)Tropfen m; (of ink)Klecks m; (of paint)Tupfer m; (of ice cream, mashed potato)Klacks m

blob

[blɒb] n (drop) → goccia; (stain, spot) → macchia; (lump, of mud) → pallina

blob

(blob) noun
a (usually small) shapeless mass of liquid etc. a blob of paint; a blob of wax.
References in classic literature ?
It was as if a great big blob of wet darkness had been waved over your head.
In the nearer foreground I discerned a small, dark blob of color upon the shimmering whiteness of the snow.
At length Tom's friend, being of an ingenious turn of mind, suggested sealing with ink; and the letter was accordingly stuck down with a blob of ink, and duly handed by Tom, on his way to bed, to the housekeeper to be posted.
It was a long commercial envelope of ordinary type, and although the flap was secured with a blob of sealing wax, there was no particular impression upon it.
Here were the treasures which the great ocean had bestowed upon him-- pale fish in greenish liquids, blobs of jelly with streaming tresses, fish with lights in their heads, they lived so deep.
Through this the picture gave one the suggestion of a colossal impressionistic canvas in greens and browns and scarlets and yellows surrounding the deep blue of the inland sea--just blobs of color taking form through the tumbling mist.
A 13-TON blob washed up on a Chilean beach was not a giant squid - but the remains of a sperm whale.
Marmite has landed in hot water with advertising watchdogs over a commercial showing a huge blob chasing people down the street, after parents complained it left their kids suffering from nightmares.
Players will take on the form of de Blob in a bouncing battle to explore, liberate and revitalize Chroma City, which has been drained of all color and life by the evil I.
Computer simulations show that the presence of the two plumes and their orientations are just what would be expected if the blob is a dwarf galaxy and its stars are being ripped away by its neighbor.
The BigDye XTerminator Purification Kit involves a simple 4-step protocol that provides more reliable dye blob removal, increased sample stability, and more reproducible, higher-quality results.
The TV commercials centre on a large brown "amorphous" object described as reminiscent of the monster from the 1950s science fiction film, The Blob.