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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blob  \Blob\  (bl[o^]b),  n.  [See  {Bleb}.] 
  1.  Something  blunt  and  round;  a  small  drop  or  lump  of 
  something  viscid  or  thick;  a  drop;  a  bubble;  a  blister. 
  --Wright. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  small  fresh-water  fish  ({Uranidea 
  Richardsoni});  the  miller's  thumb. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blob 
  n  :  an  indistinct  shapeless  form 
  v  :  make  a  spot  or  mark  onto  "The  wine  spotted  the  tablecloth" 
  [syn:  {spot},  {stain},  {fleck},  {blot}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  BLOB  1.  n.  [acronym:  Binary  Large  OBject]  Used  by  database 
  people  to  refer  to  any  random  large  block  of  bits  that  needs  to  be  stored 
  in  a  database,  such  as  a  picture  or  sound  file.  The  essential  point 
  about  a  BLOB  is  that  it's  an  object  that  cannot  be  interpreted  within 
  the  database  itself  2.  v.  To  {mailbomb}  someone  by  sending  a  BLOB  to 
  him/her;  esp.  used  as  a  mild  threat.  "If  that  program  crashes  again 
  I'm  going  to  BLOB  the  core  dump  to  you." 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  BLOB 
 
  1.  {binary  large  object}. 
 
  2.    {blitter  object}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  BLOB 
  Binary  Large  OBject 
 
 




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