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  • n. Plural form of globule.


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  • The more he smoked the more dribble soaked his beard, dribble that dripped off in globules onto his clothes.

    Elegance « A Fly in Amber

  • They were formerly called globules, but as they are now known to be flattened and disc-like, they are more properly termed particles or corpuscles.

    Anecdotes of Dogs

  • Each day, he and two other stagiaires create thousands of globules.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • A process that uses algae-based gellifiers and calcium carbonate to turn liquids into semisolid globules, spherification is one of the signature techniques of elBulli.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • On June 8 in New York, Sotheby's will offer a fifth-century-B.C. water vessel made in Athens to suit southern Italian tastes, down to figures of women sporting yellow globules evoking pearl necklaces.

    The Art Market Snaps Back

  • But maybe I should just expect her to show up here as glimmering and humming globules of light materializing through the wall.

    Lance Mannion:

  • (His most recent film:) Ponyo made my inner child weep gigantic globules of joy.

    catbus | My[confined]Space

  • “Comprehensive imaging and Raman spectroscopy of carbonate globules from Martian meteorite ALH 84001 and a terrestrial analogue from Svalbard” abstract.

    First Contact

  • Balls of tar began washing up on the white sand beaches of Alabama's Dauphin Island over the weekend, while amounts ranging from globules to an oily sheen were coming ashore to the west.

    Refunds are hard to find at Gulf Coast hotels

  • The sweat stood out on their skin in myriads of globules.



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