co·alesce /ˌkoəˈlɛs/ 不及物動詞
Co·a·lesce v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coalesced p. pr. & vb. n. Coalescing.]
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.
v 1: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
[syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix,
fuse, meld, combine, merge]
2: fuse or cause to grow together