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Pronunciation:  u`glâmu'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
  2. [n]  a jumbled collection or mass

AGGLOMERATION is a 13 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, aggregation, assemblage, assembling, ball, bunch, chunk, clod, clump, cluster, clustering, collecting, collection, collection, glob, lump



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ag*glom`er*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. agglom['e]ration.]
1. The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping

         An excessive agglomeration of turrets. --Warton.

2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.

Thesaurus Terms
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