a globule of liquid; bubble.
a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub: A blob of paint marred the surface.
an object, especially a large one, having no distinct shape or definition: a blob on the horizon.
a dull, slow-witted, and uninteresting person.
to mark or splotch with blobs.
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How to use blob in a sentence
For now, at least, the blob seems very comfortable right where it is.An Unexpected Twist Lights Up the Secrets of Turbulence | David H. Freedman | September 3, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
For the first time, scientists have observed visible light from enormous blobs of gas that sandwich the pancake flat part of our Milky Way galaxy.Spotted: Milky Way’s giant gas bubbles in visible light | Emily Conover | July 16, 2020 | Science News For Students
The light shows a young universe studded with blobs that formed from sound waves sloshing around in the primordial plasma.The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View | Natalie Wolchover | July 2, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
That means the blobs we see in the sky from the time of recombination must be closer to us than researchers supposed.The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View | Natalie Wolchover | July 2, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
It remains to be seen whether a blob of pyroCb smoke like this could leave a chemical scar on the stratosphere.Smoke from Australian fires rose higher into the ozone layer than ever before | Maria Temming | June 15, 2020 | Science News
The moist rectangle of cooked meat and molten blob of cheese are then layered in a hard roll.
What happens is that the inflammation of the liver triggered by the infection causes it to contract and it becomes a fibrous blob.Anas al-Liby’s Health Care During Terror Trial Could Gouge Taxpayers | Jamie Dettmer | October 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This earned him a Tea Party Nation tweet: "Liberal Jello blob Chris Christie thanks Obama by expanding Obamacare to N.J."A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges | Robert Shrum | May 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are represented by a gape-mouthed dancing blob named Big Red.
The movie could have been, should have been, The blob, 21st-centurystyle.
A blob of blue smoke curled out of a hole the size of a hogshead in a steep bank overhung with alders.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
A great blob of brown sos spurted on to master's chick, and myandrewed down his shert-collar and virging-white weskit.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush | William Makepeace Thackeray
"I wish I didn't have such a blob of a nose," she said ruefully.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman | Emma Speed Sampson
Looking down again, they saw that a blob of something was growing on the pavement ten feet from them.The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
The parcel was sealed with three neat patches of wax, and on each blob was imprinted the letters "A M" in a monogram.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
British Dictionary definitions for blob
a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid
a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc
a indistinct or shapeless form or object
a slang word for condom
(tr) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on
- blobby, adjective
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