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Meaning of COALESCE

Pronunciation:  `kowu'les

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
  2. [v]  fuse or cause to grow together

COALESCE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: blend, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix
 See Also: absorb, accrete, admix, alloy, blend in, change integrity, clog, clot, conjugate, melt, merge, mix in, mix up, stump, syncretise, syncretize, unify, unite



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co`a*lesce"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coalesced}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Coalescing}.] [L. coalescere, coalitium; co- +
alescere to grow up, incho. fr. alere to nourish. See
{Aliment}, n.]
1. To grow together; to unite by growth into one body; as,
   the parts separated by a wound coalesce.

2. To unite in one body or product; to combine into one body
   or community; as, vapors coalesce.

         The Jews were incapable of coalescing with other
         nations.                              --Campbell.

         Certain combinations of ideas that, once coalescing,
         could not be shaken loose.            --De Quincey.

Syn: See {Add}.

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