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1. A small drop; a globule of a liquid.
2. A soft thick lump or mass; such as, a glob of mashed potatoes.
3. An usually rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance.
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(Latin: a round body, a ball; round, a sphere; the earth; "sphere" came from Latin globus, "round mass, sphere"; related to gleba, "clod, soil, land". Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it, appeared first in 1553)