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ag·gre·ga·tor

 (ăg′rĭ-gā′tər)
n.
1. One that aggregates.
2. A website that collects content such as news stories or music files to make such material available in one place.

aggregator

(ˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪtə)
n
1. (Commerce) a business organization that collates the details of an individual's financial affairs so that the information can be presented on a single website
2. (Commerce) a firm that brings together a large group of consumers on whose behalf it negotiates reduced rates for good or services, esp in the energy sector
3. (Computer Science) a web application that draws together syndicated content from various online sources and displays it in a single location for the user’s convenience

aggregator

An application that collects input from numerous RSS feeds and displays them in one place.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aggregator - a person who collects thingsaggregator - a person who collects things  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
archivist - a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives
conchologist - a collector and student of mollusc shells
coin collector, numismatist, numismatologist - a collector and student of money (and coins in particular)
packrat - a collector of miscellaneous useless objects
philatelist, stamp collector - a collector and student of postage stamps
Translations
agrégateur
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