From Latin coalēscō, from co- + alēscō (“grow up”).
coalesce (third-person singular simple present coalesces, present participle coalescing, simple past and past participle coalesced)
- (of separate elements) To join into a single mass or whole.
- The droplets coalesced into a puddle.
- 2005, Plato, Sophist, Translation by Lesley Brown, 2,
- ... when a thing's own light and the light from something else coalescing into one on bright and smooth surfaces produce a form which yields a perception reversed from the way a thing normally looks.
- (of a whole or a unit) To form from different pieces or elements.
- The puddle coalesced from the droplets as they ran together.
- (engineering) To bond pieces of metal into a continuous whole by liquefying parts of each piece, bringing the liquids into contact, and allowing the combined liquid to solidify.
to join into a single mass
- German: vereinigen (de), verschmelzen (de), zusammenfließen (de), zusammenfügen (de), zusammenwachsen
- Khmer: please add this translation if you can
- Portuguese: coalescer, aglutinar (pt)
- Russian: сливаться (ru) (slivatʹsja), объединя́ться (ru) (obʺjedinjátʹsja)
- Scottish Gaelic: aonaich, measgaich
- Spanish: juntarse (es), incorporarse (es), coalescer
- Swedish: sammansmälta
- Turkish: birleşmek (tr), bütünleşmek (tr), kaynaşmak (tr)
to form from different elements
- second-person singular present active imperative of coalēscō
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of coalescer
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of coalescer