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coalesce

[‚kō·ə′les]
(science and technology)
To come together to form a whole.
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Unless withdrawn, they never die; instead, they lie dormant--until a critical mass of applications from two-thirds (34) of the states coalesces into a mandate to Congress to call a convention.
Unlike the representation of Egypt, the image of Iraq in Chalet Lost History never coalesces into architectural motifs and manufactured bric-a-brac, let alone into debased versions of them.
In new plantings on untrafficked beds in irrigated orchards, freshly tilled soil of high water stability coalesces by a progressive welding at points of contact between fragments and between aggregates.