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coalescent

[ koh-uh-les ]SEE DEFINITION OF coalescent

Synonyms for coalescent

  • flowing
  • joining
  • mingling
  • coming together
  • concurrent
  • connecting
  • convergent
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The optic lobes are smaller than the hemispheres and also coalescent.

This term is the counterpart of coalescent, as free is the counterpart of adnate.

For these are the contiguous and coalescent walls or sides of the component carpels.

In the latter case, the letter w is thrown in as a coalescent between the sound of a, as a in hate; and the a, as a in fall.

Two of the three green spots, which have become still more enlarged, are coalescent.

Her Song is heard, a mutter of music, low yet coalescent in slow estrangement from her lips.

The Negro wanted the world war to prove that he, too, was a coalescent element in the civilization of the world.

Flagellum of the antenna with six coalescent pseudo-segments; maxilla blunt.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin coalescere "to unite, grow together, become one in growth," from com- "together" (see co-) + alescere "to grow up" (see adolescent). Related: Coalesced; coalescing; coalescence; coalescent.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COALESCENT

confluent

adjectivemeeting
  • coalescent
  • coming together
  • concurrent
  • connecting
  • convergent
  • flowing
  • joining
  • mingling
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