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Pronunciation:  `agru'geyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of gathering something together
  2. [n]  

AGGREGATION is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accumulation, assemblage, assembling, collecting, collection, collection
 See Also: agglomeration, agglomeration, armamentarium, arms, art collection, backlog, battery, biology, biota, block, book, bottle collection, bottle collection, bunch, bundle, caboodle, category, class, coin collecting, coin collection, coin collection, collation, combination, compilation, compiling, conchology, congregation, content, corpus, cumulus, deal, defence, defense, defense lawyers, defense team, ensemble, Europe, family, fauna, Free World, gather, gathering, gimmickry, group, grouping, grouping, hand, heap, implements of war, job lot, Judaica, kludge, library, long suit, lot, mass, mound, munition, mythology, numismatics, numismatology, pack, package, packet, pantheon, parcel, petting zoo, pharmacopoeia, philately, pickup, pile, planting, population, program library, prosecution, rule book, set, shell collecting, signage, stamp collecting, stamp collection, stamp collection, statuary, string, subroutine library, sum, sum total, summation, tax collection, tenantry, Third World, tout ensemble, universe, Victoriana, wardrobe, weaponry, weapons system



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ag`gre*ga"tion\, n. [Cf. LL. aggregatio, F.
The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated;
collection into a mass or sum; a collection of particulars;
an aggregate.

      Each genus is made up by aggregation of species.

      A nation is not an idea only of local extent and
      individual momentary aggregation, but . . . of
      continuity, which extends in time as well as in
      numbers, and in space.                   --Burke.

Computing Dictionary

A composition technique for building a new object from one or more existing objects that support some or all of the new object's required interfaces.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A collection of units or parts into a mass or whole; for example, a group of animals, plants or both. A statement of physical proximity or grouping, without necessarily requiring or implying interactions between units of the group, in contrast to "community", which does. Similar or equivalent to "aggregation".
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accumulation, acervation, addition, affiliation, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, amassment, Anschluss, articulation, assemblage, assembly, assimilation, backlog, blend, blending, bond, bracketing, cabal, cartel, centralization, chunk, clustering, coalescence, coalition, collection, colluvies, combination, combine, combo, communication, company, composition, concatenation, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confluence, congeries, conglobation, conglomerate, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, connection, consolidation, conspiracy, convergence, copulation, coupling, crowd, cumulation, ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enosis, federalization, federation, fusion, gathering, glomeration, gob, group, hoard, hookup, hunk, inclusion, incorporation, integration, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, junta, knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking, lump, marriage, mass, meeting, meld, melding, merger, merging, muster, package, package deal, pairing, reserve, ruck, snowball, solidification, splice, stockpile, symbiosis, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synthesis, tie, tie-in, tie-up, trove, unification, union, wad, wedding, yoking