Coalesce

Co`a*lesce"

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coalesced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Coalescing.] [L. coalescere, coalitium; co- + alescere to grow up, incho. fr. alere to nourish. See Aliment, n.] 1. To grow together; to unite by growth into one body; as, the parts separated by a wound coalesce.
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2. To unite in one body or product; to combine into one body or community; as, vapors coalesce.
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The Jews were incapable of coalescing with other nations.
Campbell.
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Certain combinations of ideas that, once coalescing, could not be shaken loose.
De Quincey.

Syn. -- See Add.
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