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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.
He informed that despite the abundant production of food and food products, 160 million children age of 5 years were stunted, where as over 800 million men, women and children across the glob were male nourished.
Glob for flourescent ceiling light (surface typy), type: fl240ws
Primer pozisyondan belirgin kayma, primer pozisyonda ciddi horizontal kayma, farkedilir anormal bas pozisyonu (ABP), belirgin glob retraksiyonu ve adduksiyonda kozmetik olarak dikkat cekici oranda yukari atim veya asagi atim olmasi DRS'de cerrahi endikasyonlardir (Sekil 1).
As drops of water are added to the penny in this experiment, the surface tension surrounds and holds the water inside the glob.
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.
Glob top encapsulants are typically one- or two-part epoxies or UV-curable compounds that are specially formulated to be thixotropic--flowing easily in response to stress applied during application, but rapidly increasing in viscosity after placement.
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.
The Ko Poda club (above) - formerly the Pink Parrot - has been taken over by businessman Petr Glob.
Analyzing DNA in a glob of spit can tell doctors whether you are susceptible to certain diseases.
As an array of familiar televisual diversions flash past--Mickey Mouse, a tank, a nude female torso--viewers push a button to select one on behalf of the surrogate couch potato, triggering a spasm of pleasure resulting in a crude glob of ejaculate that arcs from the puppet's lap toward the screen.
A big glob of ExploraGoo will form right before your eyes