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coalesce into (something)

For two or more separate thing to merge or form into one thing. Initially, I wasn't sure if the movie was a drama or comedy, but it coalesced nicely into a dramedy as the plot unfolded.
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coalesce into something

[for two or more things] to blend or fuse and become one thing. The fading colors coalesced into a gray blur. In the distance, the crowd coalesced into a single blob.
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Since most sunlike stars in the Milky Way form in severe environments similar to that of Orion, the finding suggests that planets could coalesce around many such stars in the galaxy, says David Wilner of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass.
While referring to the object as a planet, Chauvin's team acknowledges that the orbiting body probably didn't coalesce from a disk surrounding the newborn brown dwarf but instead arose at the same time and from the same cloud of gas and dust as the brown dwarf did.
This reference coalesces current and essential information about both trade name and generic chemical additives into a single source and expedites material selection for the user by cross-referencing trade name products by chemical composition, function/application, CAS number and E1NECS number.
As the deaths mount, the pattern coalesces into something so sinister that it shouldn't be possible.
The city tumbles down the steep slopes to the river's edge where it coalesces into a raffish assortment of bars, cafes and restaurants housed in tottering waterfront terraces.
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.
This reference coalesces current and essential information about both tradename and generic chemical additives into a single source and expedites material selection for the function/applications, CAS number and EINECS number.
Unless withdrawn, they never die; instead, they lie dormant--until a critical mass of applications from two-thirds (34) of the states coalesces into a mandate to Congress to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.
An army of bubbles coalesces at the center of one, then radoates Out in a scattershor pattern.
In clear language, de Villiers describes how wind forms, what forces affect the movement of air masses, and how air coalesces into vortexes, including tornadoes and hurricanes.
But the dance never really coalesces, building neither momentum nor strong atmosphere.
In the standard recipe for making such a massive planet, a solid core about 10 times the mass of Earth coalesces from this protoplanetary disk.