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Meaning of AGGLOMERATE

Pronunciation:  u'glâmu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  clustered together but not coherent; "an agglomerated flower head"
  2. [v]  form into one cluster
 

AGGLOMERATE is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: agglomerated, agglomerative, clustered, collective
 
 See Also: bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump, cluster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ag*glom"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Agglomerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Agglomerating}.] [L.
    agglomeratus, p. p. of agglomerare; ad + glomerare to form
    into a ball. See {Glomerate}.]
    To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass
    or anything like a mass.
    
          Where he builds the agglomerated pile.   --Cowper.
    
    
  2. \Ag*glom"er*ate\, v. i.
    To collect in a mass.
    
    
  3. \Ag*glom"er*ate\, Agglomerated \Ag*glom"er*a`ted\,
    a.
    1. Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.
    
    2. (Bot.) Collected into a rounded head of flowers.
    
    
  4. \Ag*glom"er*ate\, n.
    1. A collection or mass.
    
    2. (Geol.) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by
       heat; -- distinguished from conglomerate.
    
    
 

 

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