globule
noun Etymology: French, from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus Date: 1661 a tiny globe or ball especially of a liquid <
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  • globule — [ glɔbyl ] n. m. • XVIIe; lat. globulus, dimin. de globus → globe 1 ♦ Vx Corpuscule sphérique ou sphéroïdal. ⇒ boulette; 2. bulle, grain. 2 ♦ (1742) Mod. Élément de forme sphérique qui se trouve en suspension dans certains liquides organiques.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Globule — can refer to:* Bok globule * Molten globule * Globule (CDN) * Drop (liquid) ** Antibubbles of liquid on top of a surface of liquid …   Wikipedia

  • Globule — im H II Gebiet IC 2944 aufgenommen mit der Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 des Hubble Weltraumteleskops. Globulen sind in der Astronomie räumlich engbegrenzte Staub und Gaswolken, die meist in Sternentstehungsgebieten zu finden sind. Globulen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Globule — Glob ule, n. [L. globulus, dim. of globus globe: cf. F. globule.] 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. [1913 Webster] Globules of snow. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] These minute globules [a mole s eyes] are sunk …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • globule — (n.) 1660s, from Fr. globule, from L. globulus, dim. of globus globe (see GLOBE (Cf. globe)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • globule — glȍbule ž mn <N glȍbula> DEFINICIJA farm. galenski lijekovi u obliku kuglica, služe za unošenje lijeka u rodnicu ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Globule ≃ lat. globulus: kuglica …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • globule — globulė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Susispaudusi į rutuliuką makromolekulė. atitikmenys: angl. globule rus. глобула …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • globulė — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Susispaudusi į rutuliuką makromolekulė. atitikmenys: angl. globule rus. глобула …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • globule — Globule. s. m. diminutif. Petit globe, petit corps spherique …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • globule — ► NOUN ▪ a small round particle of a substance; a drop. ORIGIN Latin globulus little globe …   English terms dictionary

  • globule — [gläb′yool] n. [Fr < L globulus, dim. of globus, GLOBE] a tiny ball or globe; esp., a drop of liquid …   English World dictionary

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