blob

A blob is a spot, drop, or a shapeless mass of something, You can't just put blobs of paint on your canvas and call it art!

Blob is often used interchangeably with glob or drop. You might top your apple pie with blobs of whipped cream, or put a blob of toothpaste on your toothbrush. And if your map appears to be just blobs of color, you might want to put your glasses on and look again. Blob first appeared as a verb in the 15th century, meaning "to mark with drops or granules," a close relation of bubble.

Definitions of blob
  1. noun
    an indistinct shapeless form
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    type of:
    amorphous shape
    an ill-defined or arbitrary shape
  2. verb
    make a spot or mark onto
    synonyms: blot, fleck, spot
    stain
    produce or leave stains
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    splotch
    blotch or spot
    defile, maculate, stain, sully, tarnish
    make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    bespeckle, speckle
    mark with small spots
    bespatter, spatter
    spot, splash, or soil
    darken
    tarnish or stain
    type of:
    change surface
    undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
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