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

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) A small fresh-water fish ({Uranidea Richardsoni);
        the miller's thumb.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blob
      n 1: an indistinct shapeless form
      v 1: make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
           [syn: spot, fleck, blob, blot]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "blob":
     ball, balloon, bilge, bit, bladder, blain, bleb, blister, boll,
     bolus, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulbil, bulblet, bulge, bulla,
     bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex,
     dab, dowel, drop, droplet, ear, ellipsoid, flange, flap, gall,
     geoid, globe, globelet, globoid, globule, glomerulus, gnarl, gob,
     gobbet, gout, handle, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, knob, knot,
     knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub, nubbin,
     nubble, oblate spheroid, orb, orbit, orblet, papilloma, peg,
     pellet, prolate spheroid, rib, ridge, ring, rondure, shoulder,
     smidgen, smidgin, sphere, spheroid, spherule, spine, stud, style,
     tab, tubercle, tubercule, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  BLOB
         Binary Large OBject
         

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  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 (30 December 2018) :

  BLOB
  
     1. binary large object.
  
     2.  blitter object.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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