coalesce into

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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References in classic literature ?
Instantly the entire sphere burst into a mighty whispering, sharp with protest, almost twanging goldenly, if a whisper could possibly be considered to twang, rising higher, sinking deeper, the two extremes of the registry of sound threatening to complete the circle and coalesce into the bull-mouthed thundering he had so often heard beyond the taboo distance.
Many of these free-floating orphans are surrounded by disks of dust and gas with enough mass to coalesce into their own miniature solar systems.
It's in prayer that the data gets crunched and all the insight and understanding coalesce into the rich fabric of a homily.
The structure's also the same: seven separate stories of seven characters that coalesce into a narrative tapestry.
In general, though, the conference topic is much too broad to allow the various contributions to coalesce into an organic whole.
They coalesce into lovely patterns that leave one odd, lonely figure, and then the patterns disintegrate.
This is followied by a brief outburst of violence; eventually the remaining Canadian provinces coalesce into regional groupings whose economic ties to the United States are stronger than their political ties to Ottawa.
Particles within the disk coalesce into nuggets and then ever-larger clumps, which over several million years grow into a planet.
These vignettes, however, no more cohere into a sensible tale than the choked syllables coalesce into a discernible language.
Although methane is constantly recycled between Titan's atmosphere and its surface, much of it is broken down by sunlight into other hydrocarbons that coalesce into smog.
Though striking and technically accomplished, Odd Nerdrum's recent paintings seem at first like so much virtuosic pastiche, as if, after eating a particularly rich meal late at night, one saw all the great paintings on the second floor of the Metropolitan coalesce into one enormous work of nightmarish intensity, in which all the illnesses and shortcomings of man loomed up out of varnished brown sauce.
Jammed that tightly, they would blast each other with radiation, and some might even coalesce into a black hole.
The large planet develops so swiftly that material in the inner part of the disk doesn't have a chance to coalesce into other planets.