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BLOB (blobbed, blobbing)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blob mean? 

BLOB (noun)
  The noun BLOB has 1 sense:

1. an indistinct shapeless form

  Familiarity information: BLOB used as a noun is very rare.


BLOB (verb)
  The verb BLOB has 1 sense:

1. make a spot or mark onto

  Familiarity information: BLOB used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLOB (noun)


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Meaning:

An indistinct shapeless form

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Hypernyms ("blob" is a kind of...):

amorphous shape (an ill-defined or arbitrary shape)


BLOB (verb)


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Meaning:

Make a spot or mark onto

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

blob; fleck; blot; spot

Context example:

The wine spotted the tablecloth

Hypernyms (to "blob" is one way to...):

change surface (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "blob"):

splotch (blotch or spot)

defile; maculate; stain; sully; tarnish (make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically)

bespeckle; speckle (mark with small spots)

bespatter; spatter (spot, splash, or soil)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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