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Meaning of CONGLOMERATION

Pronunciation:  kun`glâmu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
  2. [n]  a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
  3. [n]  a rounded spherical form
 

CONGLOMERATION is a 14 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: aggregate, congeries, conglobation, conglobation
 
 See Also: combine, combining, nekton, plankton, sphere, sum, sum total, summation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*glom`er*a"tion\, n. [L. conglomeratio: cf.
F. conglomeration.]
The act or process of gathering into a mass; the state of
being thus collected; collection; accumulation; that which is
conglomerated; a mixed mass. --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accretion, accumulation, acervation, addition, adherence, adhesion, affiliation, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, aggregation, agreement, all sorts, alliance, amalgamation, amassment, Anschluss, articulation, assemblage, assimilation, association, assortment, blend, blending, block, body, bond, bracketing, breccia, broad spectrum, bunch, cabal, cake, cartel, centralization, chunk, cling, clinging, clot, clotting, clump, cluster, clustering, coagulation, coalescence, coalition, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness, collectanea, collection, colluvies, combination, combine, combo, communication, compaction, composition, concatenation, concourse, concrete, concretion, concurrence, condensation, confederacy, confederation, confluence, congealment, congelation, congeries, conglobation, conglomerate, conjugation, conjunction, connection, consolidation, conspiracy, convergence, copulation, coupling, cumulation, ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enosis, federalization, federation, fusion, gallimaufry, gathering, glomeration, gob, hash, hoard, hodgepodge, hookup, hotchpot, hotchpotch, hunk, inclusion, incorporation, inseparability, integration, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, jumble, junction, junta, knot, knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking, lump, magpie, marriage, mash, mass, medley, meeting, melange, meld, melding, merger, merging, mess, mingle-mangle, miscellanea, miscellany, mishmash, mix, mixed bag, mixture, node, oddments, odds and ends, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, package, package deal, pairing, pasticcio, pastiche, patchwork, potpourri, salad, salmagundi, sauce, scramble, set, snowball, solid, solid body, solidification, splice, stew, sticking, stockpile, sundries, symbiosis, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synthesis, tie, tie-in, tie-up, trove, unification, union, variety, wad, wedding, what you will, yoking
 

 

 

 

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