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 for Coalescing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. To unite in one body or product; to combine into one body
        or community; as, vapors coalesce.
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              The Jews were incapable of coalescing with other
              nations.                              --Campbell.
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              Certain combinations of ideas that, once coalescing,
              could not be shaken loose.            --De Quincey.
  
     Syn: See Add.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  coalescing
      adj 1: growing together, fusing; "coalescent tradititions";
             "coalescent bones" [syn: coalescent, coalescing]

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