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a globule of liquid; bubble.
a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub:
A blob of paint marred the surface.
an object, especially a large one, having no distinct shape or definition:
a blob on the horizon.
a dull, slow-witted, and uninteresting person.
to mark or splotch with blobs.
Contemporary Examples

Why Is Obama Reading My Book? Edmund Morris March 8, 2010
The Distorted Science of Contagion Kent Sepkowitz September 22, 2011

Historical Examples

The Sky Is Falling Lester del Rey
Meg’s Friend Alice Abigail Corkran
The British Navy Book Cyril Field
Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various
The Attache Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The Corner House Girls Snowbound Grace Brooks Hill
A Book of Natural History Various

a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid
a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc
a indistinct or shapeless form or object
a slang word for condom
verb blobs, blobbing, blobbed
(transitive) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on

1. binary large object.
2. blitter object.
[Jargon File]
very large binary file (from “binary large object”)


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  • Bloc

    a group of persons, businesses, etc., united for a particular purpose. a group of legislators, usually of both major political parties, who vote together for some particular interest: the farm bloc. a group of nations that share common interests and usually act in concert in international affairs: the Soviet bloc. Contemporary Examples Is Rafael Correa […]

  • Bloc-vote

    to vote in or as a bloc: Party conservatives can be counted on to bloc-vote.

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