how to pronounce blob


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blob is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of blob in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to do puts a blob of Bloody Mary right …”

meanings of blob


  1. Ellipsis of extended Lyman-Alpha blob (a huge body of gas that may be the precursor to a galaxy).
  2. A bubble; a bleb.
  3. A score of zero.
  4. A shapeless or amorphous mass; a vague shape or amount, especially of a liquid or semisolid substance; a clump, group or collection that lacks definite shape.
  5. A small freshwater fish (Cottus bairdii); the miller's thumb.
  6. A large cloud of gas.
  7. Acronym of binary large object. (a data type that allows storage of binary data often of indeterminate length).
  8. Alternative spelling of BLOB.
  9. The partially inflated air bag used in the sport of blobbing.


  1. To relax idly and mindlessly; to veg out.
  2. To drop a blob or blobs onto, cover with blobs.
  3. To drop in the form of a blob or blobs.
  4. To fall in the form of a blob or blobs.


  1. The section of the elite class in Washington D.C. who have moved from political or regulatory work to lobbying firms or think tanks, especially in foreign policy or on the behalf of corporations.

blob frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word blob occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics blob can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that blob can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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