glob
noun Etymology: perhaps blend of globe and blob Date: 1900 1. a small drop ; blob 2. a usually large and rounded mass • globby adjective

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  • glob — GLOB, (1, 2) globuri, s.n., (3) globi, s.m. 1. s.n. Corp sferic sau sferoidal. ♦ spec. Corp sferic, de sticlă sau de porţelan, montat la o lampă sau la un bec. ♦ spec. (Şi în sintagmele glob terestru, pământesc sau geografic) Obiect sferic pe a… …   Dicționar Român

  • Glob — may refer to: * glob (programming), an instance of pattern matching behavior * Glob (TV series), an Italian comedy series * The Glob , a 1983 arcade game * Glob (comics), multiple fictional characters in the Marvel Comics universe * GLOB… …   Wikipedia

  • glob — n. 1. a compact mass, especially of a semiliquid or viscous substance; as, a glob of glue fell on my shoe. Syn: ball, clod, lump, clump, chunk. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glob — ist: ein anderes Wort für Globster Es ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Johannes Ejner Glob (1882–1955), dänischer Maler Peter Vilhelm Glob (1911–1985), dänischer Archäologe Diese Seite ist eine Begri …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • glob — /glob/, n. 1. a drop or globule of a liquid. 2. a usually rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance: a little glob of clay; a huge glob of whipped cream. [1895 1900; perh. b. GLOBE and BLOB] * * * …   Universalium

  • glob — [ glab ] noun count VERY INFORMAL a small amount of a soft thick substance: a glob of wax …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glob... — glob...   [lateinisch globus »Kugel«, eigentlich »Geballtes«], auch erweitert zu globi..., globo..., Wortbildungselement mit den Bedeutungen: 1) Kugel, z. B. Globule; 2) Erde, Erdkugel, z. B. global …   Universal-Lexikon

  • glob — [glɔb US gla:b] n informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from globe + blob] a small amount of something soft or liquid that has a round shape = ↑dollop ▪ globs of paint …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glob — 1900, perhaps suggested by blob, gob, etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • glob — [n] thick lump batch, blob, chunk, clump, gob, hunk, mass, wad; concepts 432,470,471 …   New thesaurus

  • glob — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. globbie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} ciało niebieskie będące częścią układu planetarnego (zwykle o Ziemi, Księżycu) : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Początki życia na naszym globie. <łac.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

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