blob, bubble, dot, drop, droplet, globule, pellet, pill, spherule
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bead ( beads plural )
1 n-count Beads are small pieces of coloured glass, wood, or plastic with a hole through the middle. Beads are often put together on a piece of string or wire to make jewellery.
...a string of beads.
2 n-count A beadof liquid or moisture is a small drop of it.
usu N of n
...beads of blood..., He wiped away the beads of sweat on his forehead.
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