how to pronounce glob


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the above transcription of glob is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

glob is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… past which discuss a distant glob only …”

meanings of glob


  1. A round, shapeless or amorphous lump, as of a semisolid substance.
  2. A millimeter-sized colour module found beyond the visual area V2 in the brain's parvocellular pathway.
  3. A limited pattern matching technique using wildcards, less powerful than a regular expression.


  1. To stick in globs or lumps.
  2. To carry out pattern matching using a glob.

glob frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word glob occurs in english on average 0.4 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 glob 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 glob can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to glob


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