Synonyms for blob

Grammar : Noun
Spell : blob
Phonetic Transcription : blɒb

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Définition of blob

Origin :
  • "drop, globule," 1725, from a verb meaning "to make or mark with blobs" (early 15c.), perhaps related to bubble. The same word was used 16c. in a sense "bubble, blister."
  • noun drop, spot
Example sentences :
  • The operator manipulated the controls and the blob began to overtake the dot.
  • Extract from : « The Leech » by Phillips Barbee
  • "I wish I didn't have such a blob of a nose," she said ruefully.
  • Extract from : « Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman » by Emma Speed Sampson
  • The heart of one was a blob of mud, which gave off a most baleful vapour.
  • Extract from : « Tropic Days » by E. J. Banfield
  • It was half-past eight by the church clock, the face of which was a blob of brightness.
  • Extract from : « Meg's Friend » by Alice Abigail Corkran
  • He couldn't reach Casker, on the other side of the gigantic sphere of blob.
  • Extract from : « One Man's Poison » by Robert Sheckley
  • "Now he's goin' 'ome again," as the blob of yellow collapsed once more.
  • Extract from : « Boy Woodburn » by Alfred Ollivant
  • He then blob blob blobbered, and gog gog goggled, till he choked with words and passion, and then sot down.
  • Extract from : « The Attache » by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • Then the blood has rushed into my face—head and ears become as hot as fire, and the tip of my tongue swollen into a blob of blood.
  • Extract from : « The Irish at the Front » by Michael MacDonagh
  • Looking down again, they saw that a blob of something was growing on the pavement ten feet from them.
  • Extract from : « The Jewels of Aptor » by Samuel R. Delany
  • Blob, blob, n. a drop of liquid: anything soft and round, like a gooseberry: a round spot.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) » by Various

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