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blob

[blob]
noun
1.
a globule of liquid; bubble.
2.
a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub: A blob of paint marred the surface.
3.
an object, especially a large one, having no distinct shape or definition: a blob on the horizon.
4.
a dull, slow-witted, and uninteresting person.
verb (used with object), blobbed, blobbing.
5.
to mark or splotch with blobs.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; apparently expressive formation

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blob (blɒb)
 
n
1.  a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid
2.  a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc
3.  a indistinct or shapeless form or object
4.  a slang word for condom
 
vb , blobs, blobbing, blobbed
5.  (tr) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on
 
[C15: perhaps of imitative origin; compare bubble]
 
'blobby
 
adj

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blob
1725, "drop, globule," from a verb meaning "to make or mark with blobs" (early 15c.), perhaps related to bubble.
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BLOB
very large binary file (from "binary large object")
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