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glob

 (glŏb)
n.
1. A small drop; a globule.
2. A soft thick lump or mass: a glob of mashed potatoes; globs of red mud.

[Middle English globbe, large mass, from Latin globus, globular mass.]

glob

(ɡlɒb)
n
informal a rounded mass of some thick fluid or pliable substance: a glob of cream.
[C20: probably from globe, influenced by blob]

glob

(glɒb)

n.
1. a drop or globule of a liquid.
2. a usu. rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance: a glob of whipped cream.
[1895–1900; perhaps b. globe and blob]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glob - a compact massglob - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
clot, coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gob - a lump of slimy stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
clew - a ball of yarn or cord or thread
Translations

glob

[glɒb] N (US) → pegote m

glob

[ˈglɒb] n (= blob) → goutte f

glob

n (inf)Klacks m (inf); (of mud)Klümpchen nt
References in classic literature ?
The night came upon him and buried in haste his whiskers, his glob ular eyes, his puffy pale face, his fat knees and the vast flat slippers on his fatherly feet.
A 2012 paper indicated that fish shooting at a nearby target could time their spit so that the water glob forms shortly before the stream smacks prey.
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Although not to everyone's taste - some critics have compared it to a caravan or a train carriage - the Lotte Glob House won the Royal Incorporation of Architects' online poll to be named the best building in Scotland in 2004.
Mr Glob, aged 34, who lives in Coventry, is one of the directors of a new company planning to reopen the night-club in the summer and change its name yet again.
A glob of red bubble gum hung from her brown tangled hair.
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The IM starting w off a glob Spea The IMF head said all nations, starting with Europe, needed to head off a global depression.
Subsequent bounces shattered this interior oil glob, creating a thoroughly mixed oil-in-water-in-oil droplet (above, right), the researchers found.
only refreshed every three minutes, so all I saw was a big glob of people right after the dogs went through.
And it manages to produce moments when this glob of papier-mache seems to be the best possible way to do a wave: not according to pictorial or sculptural logic but to some other, hidden set of rules.
When a glob of vanilla ice cream hits your tongue, nerve cells (electrical fibers connected to the brain and spinal cord) detect its cool temperature and creamy texture.