conglobe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v conglobe assume a globular shape
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Conglobe To collect, unite, or coalesce in a round mass.
    • v. t Conglobe To gather into a ball; to collect into a round mass. "Then founded, then conglobed Like things to like."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • conglobe To gather into a ball; collect into a round mass.
    • conglobe To collect and become spherical; gather in a round mass.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Conglobe kon-glōb′ to collect together into a globe or round mass
    • pr.p Conglobe conglōb′ing; pa.p. conglōbed′
    • v.t Conglobe to form into a globe or ball
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. conglobare,: cf. F. conglober,. Cf. Conglobate

Usage

In literature:

Conglobate: gathered together in a ball or sphere.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
H. Conglobate gland, crossed by the nerve called "external respiratory" of Bell, distributed to the serratus magnus muscle.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
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In poetry:

One southern eve like this, the dew
Had cooled and left the ground;
The moon hung half-way from the blue,
No disc, but conglobed round;
"Songs of the Spring Nights" by George MacDonald