verb (used without object), co·a·lesced, co·a·lesc·ing.
verb (used with object), co·a·lesced, co·a·lesc·ing.
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The link could be forged by many overlapping streamers coalescing into a single channel of electric current, or by contact between single streamers from each leader.
If 80 percent of the country is dissatisfied with the moral condition of the United States, it seems likely that some significant portion of that group might coalesce around perceived opportunities to change directions.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil|Philip Bump|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
These 12 stories, set in the same universe as Goldberg’s 2014 novel, Gangsterland, are anchored in southern California’s Inland Empire, and coalesce into a stirring portrait of the region.Here Are the 14 New Books You Should Read in February|Annabel Gutterman|February 2, 2021|Time
Local tea party groups coalesced and at times put forward candidates for office.The Republican Party tries to figure out the path forward|Philip Bump|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
QAnon represents a sprawling set of false claims that have coalesced into an extremist ideology that has radicalized its followers, some of whom participated in the Capitol attack.How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans|Michael Kranish, Reis Thebault, Stephanie McCrummen|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
The environmental community, reeling from the failure of cap and trade, needed a fight around which to coalesce.
None of the subplots coalesce, with each and every one distracting from the other.Revisiting ‘Valentine’s Day,’ the Star-Studded V-Day Movie Disasterpiece|Marina Watts|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Individual tales of loss can generate mass action only if they are able to coalesce into a collective narrative.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko.|Kapil Komireddi|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While the opposition to Graham has yet to coalesce around a single opponent, he could be in real trouble if it does.South Carolina Court Decision Looms Large For 2016|Ben Jacobs|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, with or without Lapid, the opposition will finally have the opportunity to coalesce into a common front.
When the raindrops coalesce on the surface of the earth, the rôle of what we may call land water begins.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
I speak now of civilization as a thing distinct from religion, but destined to combine and coalesce with it.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone
All these lines of growth stand side by side and coalesce in unitary human life.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
The river flows onward to a point where the two ranges we have mentioned coalesce.Tyrol and its People|Clive Holland
I could make out a small dark struggling mass which seemed to break into separate parts and then coalesce again.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne