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coalesce

[‚kō·ə′les]
(science and technology)
To come together to form a whole.
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OXFILM 351 was tested in multiple commercial formulations and has been shown to be an efficient coalescing agent for a broad range of latex and coating types.
Somewhere in the universe, in the dim recesses of a vast cloud of gas and dust, wisps of material are slowly coalescing onto a clump that has been growing for hundreds of thousands of years.
Orbit's acquisition of BBKO comes in the wake of four-time Academy Award-winning film Million Dollar Baby and the critically acclaimed Cinderella Man, yet the company has long been coalescing as sports and entertainment themselves have continued to find an ever-stronger nexus.
But regardless of whether or not TW Hydrae harbors full-grown planets, "it's nice to have the observational confirmation [of dust coalescing into pebbles] that we all believed was going on," he adds.
Harrah's has a long history of helping communities change for the better and a track record of coalescing strong bipartisan support and true cooperation between the public and private sectors to effect positive economic and social change," Loveman said.
The characteristics of the burst, along with the discovery of the elliptical galaxy, suggest that the flash was generated by the collision of two extremely compact objects--either a pair of neutron stars or a neutron star coalescing with an even more-compact body, a black hole.
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Blue Planet Research & Technology Inc (Pink Sheets:BPLT) today announced its plans for sea trials and the certification of its Oil Separating Coalescing Air Refining System (OSCAR) to begin in early 2005.
The mammoth merger supports the idea that the overall structure in the universe emerged from the bottom up, with smaller objects gravitationally coalescing to make bigger ones, notes Henry.
Subject to the successes of our fund raising efforts, which are currently on-going, we plan to complete the first fully-equipped production model of the EnviroMax Ultimate Pollution Prevention System and begin certification trials for the Company's shipboard filtration system, the Oil Separating Coalescing Air Refining System or OSCAR in early 2005.
Dark energy would also require clumps of matter to begin coalescing into galaxies earlier in the history of the universe, also increasing the chances for lensing to occur.
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According to the standard cold-dark-matter model, the smallest galaxies were the first to form, coalescing at a time when the expanding universe was younger and denser than it was when gravity later pulled together the more massive objects.