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noun as in droplet

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We meet the “father of microbiology,” Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a 17th century cloth merchant who ground globules of Venetian glass into microscope lenses and spied a “marvelous cosmos of a living world” within a raindrop.

Trapped within a bead of water, thousands of tiny worms wiggle in hypnotic synchrony as they stream around the globule’s rim.

Truth be told, no matter what you do to that rice in the lotus leaves, the most divine portion will inevitably be found inside the turkey, where the bird’s juices and fats will have had a couple of hours to seep into each little starchy globule.

From Eater

Each globule of our blood is a world (and we have five millions per cubic millimetre).

Scintillate, scintillate, globule orific, Fain would I fathom thy nature's specific.

From his animated globule he has to develop the whole creation of vegetable and animal life.

Hence the names phagocyte, or devouring cell, given to the enveloping white globule, and phagocytosis to the process.

A colloid globule suspended in a salt solution in which it is not dissolved may grow by intussusception.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to globule, such as: bead, blob, and drop.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.