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coalesce

[kō′əles′]
Etymology: L, coalescere, to grow together
1 to grow together.
2 to unite.

coalesce

(kō-ăl-ĕs′) [L. coalescere]
To fuse; to run or grow together.
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Figure 3 shows the case where (a) a coalescing aid (in black) is highly water soluble and, therefore, quite ineffective due to decreased interaction with hydrophobic latex species, (b) a coalescing aid is very latex soluble but has very low water solubility, and (c) where the coalescing aid is surfactant miscible and stable at the boundaries of the latex particles.
Another feature of the finding suggests coalescing neutron stars.
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.
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.
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.
In the infant universe, marauding galaxies devoured each other, coalescing to form bigger galaxies.
That exclusivity helps prevent electrons, protons, and neutrons, which are all fermions, from coalescing.