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blob + -y


blobby (comparative blobbier, superlative blobbiest)

  1. Similar in shape to blobs; amorphous in appearance; partially irregular in appearance like bubbles.
    • 1953, C. S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, Collins, 1998, Chapter 10,
      They were of all sizes, from little gnomes barely a foot high to stately figures taller than men. [] There were long, pointed noses, and long, soft noses like small trunks, and great blobby noses.
    • 2004, Isaac V. Kerlow, The Art of 3D: Computer Animation and Effects, John Wiley & Sons (ISBN 9780471430360), page 130
      The magnitude of the attraction force of blobby elements is usually defined by their volume, but their area of influence can also ... In an animation, blobby surfaces are dynamic and constantly regenerate as they move in and out...

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