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Definitions for coalesce
ˌkoʊ əˈlɛsco·a·lesce

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, mergeverb

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

  2. coalesceverb

    fuse or cause to grow together


  1. coalesceverb

    To join into a single mass or whole.

    The droplets coalesced into a puddle.

    Etymology: From coalesco, from co- + alesco.

  2. coalesceverb

    To form from different pieces or elements.

    The puddle coalesced from the droplets as they ran together.

    Etymology: From coalesco, from co- + alesco.

  3. coalesceverb

    When two, or more, pieces of metal are bonded together (usually via welding) by liquefying the places where they are to be bonded, coalescing these liquids, and allowing the coalesced liquid to solidify. At the end of this process the two pieces of metal have become one continuous solid.

    Etymology: From coalesco, from co- + alesco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coalescenoun

    to grow together; to unite by growth into one body; as, the parts separated by a wound coalesce

  2. Coalescenoun

    to unite in one body or product; to combine into one body or community; as, vapors coalesce


  1. Coalesce

    Coalesce is a metalcore band from Kansas City, Missouri.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coalesce

    kō-al-es′, v.i. to grow together or unite into one body: to associate.—adj. Coales′cent, uniting.—n. Coales′cence, union. [L. coalescĕre, co-, together, and alescĕre, to grow up.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coalesce in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coalesce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of coalesce in a Sentence

  1. Rufus Gifford:

    People like to support a winner, as the moderate lane starts to understand Joe Biden is the best alternative, they will coalesce around him.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well.

  3. Mick Mulvaney:

    The way for conservatives to make an impact is to coalesce and stick together, we know we are outnumbered. I look forward to working with the next speaker to continue moving Republican Conference a little further to the right.

  4. Grant Newsham:

    Capabilities haven't developed as quickly or as fully as they might, the Symposium will hopefully coalesce these ongoing but somewhat disjointed efforts towards amphibious capability.

  5. Paul Offit:

    The one thing you can't truncate or coalesce or overlap is the Phase 3 trial, the proof is in the pudding. The Phase 3 trial's the pudding and now you're going to test hopefully 10, 15, 20,000 people that will get this vaccine, 15,000 people that will get placebo and you'll see to what extent this is really safe and you'll see to what extent it's effective.

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