blob
I. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) Date: 15th century 1. a. a small drop or lump of something viscid or thick b. a daub or spot of color 2. something ill-defined or amorphous II. transitive verb (blobbed; blobbing) Date: 15th century to mark with blobs ; splotch

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  • Blob — usually means a soft amorphous mass, and may refer to:* Binary large object (BLOB), in computer database systems * Metaballs, in computer graphics terms, are organic looking n dimensional objects * Blob (comics), a Marvel Comics supervillain,… …   Wikipedia

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  • BLOB — steht für: Blob Architektur, Nicht Standard Architektur oder Freiform Architektur mithilfe von Entwurfssoftware Blob, Schrecken ohne Namen, US amerikanischer Science Fiction Horrorfilm von Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. Der Blob, US amerikanisches Remake… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blob — [ blab ] noun count 1. ) a small amount of a thick liquid: She applied the paint blob by blob. blob of: Nick squirted a blob of ketchup on his hamburger. 2. ) something that seems to have no definite shape: The airplane looked like a tiny white… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blob — [blɔb US bla:b] n [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from blob bubble (16 19 centuries), perhaps from the sound made by the lips when producing a bubble] 1.) a very small round mass of a liquid or sticky substance blob of ▪ a blob of honey 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blob — /blob/, n., v., blobbed, blobbing. n. 1. a globule of liquid; bubble. 2. a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub: A blob of paint marred the surface. 3. an object, esp. a large one, having no distinct shape or definition: a blob on the horizon. 4. a …   Universalium

  • blob — blob·ber; blob·by; blob; …   English syllables

  • blob — [bläb] n. [see BLEB] 1. a drop or small lump of a thick, viscous substance [a blob of jelly] 2. a small spot or splash of color 3. something of vague or indefinite form [a hazy blob on the horizon] vt. blobbed, blobbing …   English World dictionary

  • Blob — (bl[o^]b), n. [See {Bleb}.] 1. Something blunt and round; a small drop or lump of something viscid or thick; a drop; a bubble; a blister. Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A small fresh water fish ({Uranidea Richardsoni}); the miller s thumb.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blob — blòb s.m.inv. CO trasmissione televisiva che mescola satiricamente spezzoni di varia provenienza | estens., notizia confusa, mescolanza di discorsi eterogenei {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: dall ingl. (The) blob, titolo di un film dell… …   Dizionario italiano

  • BLOB — BLOB,   Binary Large Object …   Universal-Lexikon

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