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coalescing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coalesce  \Co`a*lesce"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coalesced};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Coalescing}.]  [L.  coalescere  coalitium  co-  + 
  alescere  to  grow  up  incho.  fr  alere  to  nourish.  See 
  {Aliment},  n.] 
  1.  To  grow  together;  to  unite  by  growth  into  one  body;  as 
  the  parts  separated  by  a  wound  coalesce. 
 
  2.  To  unite  in  one  body  or  product;  to  combine  into  one  body 
  or  community;  as  vapors  coalesce. 
 
  The  Jews  were  incapable  of  coalescing  with  other 
  nations.  --Campbell. 
 
  Certain  combinations  of  ideas  that  once  coalescing, 
  could  not  be  shaken  loose.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Add}. 




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