Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Definitions for bleb
- A bubble.
- Medicine/Medical. A blister or vesicle.
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Citations for bleb
One day, as he was bathing her, a bleb of shampoo had streamed into her eye, and she had kept a hand pressed to it for the rest of the day, quailing away from him whenever he walked past.
His gaze skims over the computer out the side-yard window, to rest on a fat avocado, a bleb of green light hanging from a branch.
Origin of bleb
Bleb was first used in the early 1600s. It is considered imitative of a blister itself. It is also related to the Middle English word blob.