globule

[ glob-yool ]SEE DEFINITION OF globule

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOBULE

I should like to see Buccellini, however, and have a globule of the Elysian essence.

Every circle is as complete in itself, whether rounding a globule or a star.

Why does any liquid in falling through the air assume the globule form?

Slowly it changed its form, the corner curled up into a globule.

A globule of metal should result, and perhaps an incrustation on the coal.

Heat in the open tube, and a globule of mercury will result.

Every drop of rain, every globule of mist must have a nucleus.

A globule of sapphire shone afar, the elfin bubble of her home.

But when the globule starts to flow off, a current is established.

Then the globule of light which had first attracted my attention reappeared.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French globule, from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus "globe" (see globe).

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