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  • n. Plural form of blob.


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  • I know you think these things that you call blobs popping up is odd, well not if you have a clue that they are characters from the new pixar movie coming out soon called monsters vs aliens, that fact makes these things a lot less odd and funny and now just a kids cartoon character.

    Shirking my Shirtly Duties

  • And this is not about fetuses or the "unborn" or the pre-born or anything they call the blobs of cells they purport to love so much.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • About a decade ago, astronomers discovered immense reservoirs of hydrogen gas - which they named "blobs" - while conducting surveys of young distant galaxies.

    Universe Today

  • And I don't ever recall blobs of ectoplasm running out her nose and ears.

    The Trouble with Witches

  • "To our disappointment," the scientists wrote last month in The Biological Bulletin, "we have not found any evidence that any of the blobs are the remains of gigantic octopods, or sea monsters of unknown species."

    apocalyptic odds & ends

  • • The File interface, which adds better file-handling features to browsers, for example letting people upload a video in separate pieces called blobs so a 500-megabyte file transfer won't be derailed by a flaky network.

    The Download Blog: Software tips, news, and opinions from editors

  • In Text, when writing picture captions for a publication I often need 'bullets', or 'blobs' - solid circular black dots of all point-sizes.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • The blobs are the adolescent galaxies and the hydrogen gas, leftover from their creation.


  • One idea was that the blobs might be the next meals of growing galaxies.

    New Scientist - Space

  • Then, I quickly read through every one of your "blobs" and subscribed to your weekly message.

    lié - French Word-A-Day


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