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Meaning of BLOB

Pronunciation:  blâb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an indistinct shapeless form
  2. [v]  make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

BLOB is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blot, fleck, spot
 See Also: amorphous shape, bespatter, bespeckle, change surface, defile, maculate, spatter, speckle, splotch, sully, tarnish



Webster's 1913 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.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A small fresh-water fish ({Uranidea
   Richardsoni}); the miller's thumb.

Computing Dictionary

1. binary large object.

2. blitter object.

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Thesaurus Terms
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