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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

glob

[glɒb] N (US) → pegote m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

glob

[ˈglɒb] n (= blob) → goutte f
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glob

n (inf)Klacks m (inf); (of mud)Klümpchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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.
The SORS is divided into three categories: global strategies (GLOBs), problem-solving strategies (PROBs), and support strategies (SUPs).
Being a woman of simple tastes, there's nothing I enjoy more than a pile of gloopy mashed potatoes with huge globs of butter, piles of cheese and loads of salt and pepper.
(a) We allow general scaling matrices that only need to be block-diagonal with respect to the partitioning into globs.
Carefully drop tiny globs of glue on each depression.
His mother assures her shocked family that those red globs are nothing to worry about as she soaps up the phone under a running tap.
An alley wall in Seattle, Washington, is covered in something sticky: thousands of goopy globs of chewed-up gum!
Pondering how fish managed to form globs at the proper distance, the team tested for additives such as fish mucus, which can change water viscosity.
and the stacked pastel aluminum globs of Play-Doh, 1994-2014.
She must find the source of the deadly Black Globs that invade the Faeries magnificent crystal encrusted 'Chine' while stopping the ravages of the Blood Blossom Trees from destroying her islands fragile ecology.
Covering over seventy percent of the planet, there's more to water than just endless globs of liquid.
Ugly globs of black asphalt have patched many of the faults.