1. an indistinct shapeless form;
1. make a spot or mark onto;
- Example: "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
[syn: spot, fleck, blob, blot]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blob \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. --Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A small fresh-water fish (Uranidea Richardsoni); the miller's thumb. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
blob n 1: an indistinct shapeless form v 1: make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth" [syn: spot, fleck, blob, blot]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
94 Moby Thesaurus words for "blob": ball, balloon, bilge, bit, bladder, blain, bleb, blister, boll, bolus, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulbil, bulblet, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex, dab, dowel, drop, droplet, ear, ellipsoid, flange, flap, gall, geoid, globe, globelet, globoid, globule, glomerulus, gnarl, gob, gobbet, gout, handle, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, oblate spheroid, orb, orbit, orblet, papilloma, peg, pellet, prolate spheroid, rib, ridge, ring, rondure, shoulder, smidgen, smidgin, sphere, spheroid, spherule, spine, stud, style, tab, tubercle, tubercule, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, weltV.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2006):
BLOB Binary Large OBjectThe Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):
BLOB 1. n. [acronym: Binary Large OBject] Used by database people to refer to any random large block of bits that needs to be stored in a database, such as a picture or sound file. The essential point about a BLOB is that it's an object that cannot be interpreted within the database itself. 2. v. To mailbomb someone by sending a BLOB to him/her; esp. used as a mild threat. ?If that program crashes again, I'm going to BLOB the core dump to you.?The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (26 July 2010):
BLOB 1. binary large object. 2.
blitter object. [Jargon File]