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agglomerate

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective
 : 
ag=glom=er=ate

CIDE DICTIONARY

agglomeratev. t. [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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Where he builds the agglomerated pile."  [1913 Webster]
agglomeratev. i. 
     To collect in a mass.  [1913 Webster]
agglomeratea. 
  •  Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Collected into a rounded head of flowers.  [1913 Webster]
agglomeraten. 
  •  A collection or mass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; -- distinguished from conglomerate.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

agglomerate, v., n., & adj.
--v.tr. & intr.
1 collect into a mass.
2 accumulate in a disorderly way.
--n.
1 a mass or collection of things.
2 Geol. a mass of large volcanic fragments bonded under heat (cf. CONGLOMERATE).
--adj. collected into a mass.

Derivative
agglomeration n. agglomerative adj.
Etymology
L agglomerare (as AD-, glomerare f. glomus -meris ball)

ROGET THESAURUS

agglomerate

Coherence

VB cohere, adhere, stick, cling, cleave, hold, take hold of, hold fast, close with, clasp, hug, grow together, hang together, twine round, stick like a leech, stick like wax, stick close, cling like ivy, cling like a bur, adhere like a remora, adhere like Dejanira's shirt, glue, agglutinate, conglutinate, cement, lute, paste, gum, solder, weld, cake, consolidate, agglomerate.

Assemblage

VB assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.


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