a drop or globule of a liquid.
a usually rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance: a little glob of clay; a huge glob of whipped cream.
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How to use glob in a sentence
However, there are also some tricks for getting the best results with a rice cooker, such as rinsing away surface starch for nicely separated grains instead of a congealed glob.
Inside cells, DNA replication glitches and stutters, and proteins clump up into sticky globs.Has the fountain of youth been in our blood all along? | Kat McGowan | September 28, 2021 | Popular-Science
Giving up for the day, the men stopped for a breather on the way back down the mountain, whereupon Jorgensen happened to notice a glob of dark resin beneath a cliff face.What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets. | Rachel Feltman | August 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
The advancement and increasing affordability of technologies like DNA analysis and machine learning mean that in the near future, scientists will be able to wring even more information from the globs of plants, poop, and pee.What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets. | Rachel Feltman | August 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
For a snack, I’ll whip up a bowl of banana mash, a creamy and protein-filled dish in which I use a fork to blend a banana with a spoonful of peanut butter and a glob of honey.
Fell in her tuna-fish salad and was swallowed in a glob of mayonnaise.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview | Alex Belth | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Paraglobulin, par-a-glob′ū-lin, n. a globulin found in blood-serum, fibrino-plastin.
The kerchief at his neck was turned knot-back and hung like a glob of crimson blood upon his breast.Tharon of Lost Valley | Vingie E. Roe
Uniglobular, ū-ni-glob′ū-lar, adj. consisting of a single globe or globular part.
A great glob of smoke belched up from under the crumpled engine hood, and was followed by a tongue of hissing orange-red flame.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front | R. Sidney Bowen
Jens glob laid a complaint against the bishop, and summoned him before the temporal and the spiritual court.What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales | Hans Christian Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for glob
informal a rounded mass of some thick fluid or pliable substance: a glob of cream
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