a small spherical body.
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How to use globule in a sentence
We meet the “father of microbiology,” Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a 17th century cloth merchant who ground globules of Venetian glass into microscope lenses and spied a “marvelous cosmos of a living world” within a raindrop.Need a fall read? ‘The Song of the Cell’ offers tales from biology and history | Meghan Rosen | October 25, 2022 | Science News
Trapped within a bead of water, thousands of tiny worms wiggle in hypnotic synchrony as they stream around the globule’s rim.
Truth be told, no matter what you do to that rice in the lotus leaves, the most divine portion will inevitably be found inside the turkey, where the bird’s juices and fats will have had a couple of hours to seep into each little starchy globule.How to Make a Gorgeously Lacquered Chinese-American Thanksgiving Turkey With Cantonese Sticky Rice Stuffing | Carolyn Phillips | November 22, 2021 | Eater
Each globule of our blood is a world (and we have five millions per cubic millimetre).Urania | Camille Flammarion
Scintillate, scintillate, globule orific, Fain would I fathom thy nature's specific.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
From his animated globule he has to develop the whole creation of vegetable and animal life.
Hence the names phagocyte, or devouring cell, given to the enveloping white globule, and phagocytosis to the process.
A colloid globule suspended in a salt solution in which it is not dissolved may grow by intussusception.The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
British Dictionary definitions for globule
a small globe, esp a drop of liquid
astronomy a small dark nebula thought to be a site of star formation
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