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glom

(glɑm)
1. tv. to steal something. (Underworld.) He gloms just about everything he needs.
2. tv. to take a look at someone or something. (Underworld.) Come over here and glom the view of the bank from this window.
3. tv. to arrest someone. The copper glommed Fred on Tuesday.

glommed

(glɑmd)
mod. arrested. (Underworld.) Wilmer got glommed on a speeding charge. I didn’t even know he could drive.
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The antibodies act as a molecular Velcro, glomming on to the right viruses and rejecting all others.
That's unlike some journalists I could name, who spend half their lives glomming free trips around the world, while simultaneously writing excoriating articles about minor politicians whom they self-righteously condemn for taking an occasional expenses-paid weekend at the Ritz.
We have our coagulations, we have our phyloginations, we have our glomming," says Rebecca Jung, one of the two women and four men who comprise today's Pilobolus dancers.
I think shoppers also appreciate that Organic Bistro isn't just now glomming on to the sustainable fishing trend, but has shown a commitment to this important issue from the very beginning.
Radio did a great job of glomming on to the increase, TV just OK.
In nature, each snowflake begins as a bit of dust, a bacterium or a pollutant in the sky, around which water molecules start glomming together and freezing to form a tiny crystal of ice.
By then, scientists had proposed that plant microRNAs control protein production by glomming onto messenger RNAs, an essential intermediate in the creation of a protein.