1. [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.
2. (Zool.) A small fresh-water fish (Uranidea Richardsoni);
the miller's thumb.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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, welt
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):
Binary Large OBject
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):
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 (30 December 2018):
1. binary large object.
2. blitter object.