glob glob  /ɡ ˈlɑb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a compact mass

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Gibson wants one of the extras, covered in white lime dust, to visibly cough up a glob of fake blood.
  2. Several municipalities have prohibited swimming when the glob-to-human ratio gets too high.
  3. The Iranian President's words had no practical, only symbolic, global import.

News

  1. Protecting NYC: Mayor's plan, successor's question

    A $20 billion plan to gird New York with levees, flood gates and other defenses is a bold stroke from a mayor who saw the city through Superstorm Sandy and has championed preparedness for glob
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forest City Summit

  2. International Art Conservation Project to Help Preserve the Watts Towers

    Bank of America announced that it has provided funding to assist with the restoration of Simon Rodia’s Watts Towers in Los Angeles through its 2013 Art Conservation Project, a glob
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Accounting and Finance Expert John Garvey Joins NERA Economic Consulting

    NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, announced today that John Garvey has joined its Glob
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It's not exactly a dab," said Oldenburg. "It's more like a glob."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Claes Oldenburg Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said from the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, where he is staying, that "I am happy with the Honduran people, today is a day of party, I wish they (de facto government) returns to Radio Glob and Canal 36 the...
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: Manuel Zelaya Source: Xinhua

  3. "They want to look at it as one great big glob, and the truth of the matter is, it's a lot of separate capabilities," said Rep. Ike Skelton, the Missouri Democrat who chairs the House Armed Services Committee. "I don't know why they lump it...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Ike Skelton Source: Nextgov

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