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coalesce

[‚kō·ə′les]
(science and technology)
To come together to form a whole.
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At 200,000 times atmospheric pressure and a temperature of 2,500 kelvins, the powder coalesced into an extraordinarily hard, dense, black plug about the size of a poppy seed.
Autorino also indicated that the merger of Shared Technologies and Fairchild Communications was the key event of 1996 and that the cultures of the two companies, though very different, have coalesced.
That suggests the newfound planet coalesced in a region at least three times the Earth-sun distance from the main star in HD 188753.
We've coalesced creative, marketing and technological expertise into one, full-service shop to help clients easily and effectively pursue their on-line marketing goals.
Very young planets generate their own infrared light by gravitational contraction of the material that coalesced to make them.
Researchers had previously proposed that Titan coalesced from bits of ice and rock in a cold region, far from Saturn, and migrated toward the planet.
Because the Big Bang forged only hydrogen, helium, and trace amounts of lithium, the first stars coalesced in the absence of heavier atoms.
5 billion years ago, spewing material that coalesced into the moon.
According to Boss, even if a Jovian planet took a few million years to form, as in the core-accretion model, that's still not enough time for Earth-size planets to have coalesced in the inner part of a protoplanetary disk.
Star-forming galaxies were common when the universe was young, but most apparently coalesced into even larger galaxies.
Another possibility is that Phoebe coalesced near its present location from the nebula of dust, gas, and ice that swaddled the young sun.