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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.
See also: coalesce
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New phylogenies: an introductory look at the coalescent.
Additives offered: Color dispersions and Trans-Oxides, nonphthalate coalescents, foam control agents, and specialty silicones for a wide range of zero/low-VOC and UV-curable paints, coatings, and stains.
For historical samples, such as work on ancient DNA, or work on the progress of HIV infections within a single patient, we can also formulate coalescent likelihood methods.
Moreover, we assume that the effect of drift in the two populations can be described by a neutral coalescent model (Kingman 1982).
Tenders are invited for Coalescent Metallic Cartridge And Other Filter
In these polymer rich paint formulations, ultra-low VOC options typically employ a soft polymer or a hard polymer with a nonvolatile coalescent.
Eastman Texanor ester alcohol, the premier coalescent for latex paints, provides the highest level of film integrity at low levels of coalescent.
4 [28]) and estimated coalescent effective population sizes using skyline plots (29).
Gene genealogies, variation and evolution; a primer in coalescent theory.
A biopsy was performed, and histology of the specimen identified extensive noncaseating and coalescent granulomas that were made up of macrophages, giant cells, and lymphocytes, findings that are typical of sarcoidosis (figure 2).
The development of coalescent theory for use in population genetics is enhancing our ability to reconstruct the genealogical relationships among individuals and the population processes that could lead to the current genetic structure of a population (Watterson 1975; Tavare 1984; Hudson 1990).
In other formulations, a nonvolatile coalescent (Optifilm Enhancer 400) was added at 1-2% (on polymer solids) to facilitate better film formation.