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ag·glom·er·ate

 (ə-glŏm′ə-rāt′)
tr. & intr.v. ag·glom·er·at·ed, ag·glom·er·at·ing, ag·glom·er·ates
To form or collect into a rounded mass.
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
Gathered into a rounded mass.
n. (-ər-ĭt)
1. A confused or jumbled mass; a heap.
2. A volcanic rock consisting of rounded and angular fragments fused together.

[Latin agglomerāre, agglomerāt-, to mass together : ad-, ad- + glomerāre, to form into a ball (from glomus, glomer-, ball).]

ag·glom′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
ag·glom′er·a′tor n.

agglomerate

vb
to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect
n
1. a confused mass
2. (Geological Science) a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava. Compare conglomerate2
adj
formed into a mass
[C17: from Latin agglomerāre, from glomerāre to wind into a ball, from glomus ball, mass]
agˌglomerˈation n
agˈglomerative adj

ag•glom•er•ate

(v. əˈglɒm əˌreɪt; adj., n. -ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj., n. v.t., v.i.
1. to collect or gather into a cluster or mass.
adj.
2. gathered together into a mass.
n.
3. a mass of things clustered together.
4. rock composed of rounded or angular volcanic fragments.
[1675–85; < Latin agglomerātus, past participle of agglomerāre to pile up]
ag•glom′er•a`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.

Agglomerate

 a group or mass of things loosely thrown or huddled together or gathered into a ball or cluster; a mass of volcanic fragments linked through the action of heat.
Examples: an agglomerate of all duchies, 1865; of all facts, 1831; of volcanic fragments.

agglomerate


Past participle: agglomerated
Gerund: agglomerating

Imperative
agglomerate
agglomerate
Present
I agglomerate
you agglomerate
he/she/it agglomerates
we agglomerate
you agglomerate
they agglomerate
Preterite
I agglomerated
you agglomerated
he/she/it agglomerated
we agglomerated
you agglomerated
they agglomerated
Present Continuous
I am agglomerating
you are agglomerating
he/she/it is agglomerating
we are agglomerating
you are agglomerating
they are agglomerating
Present Perfect
I have agglomerated
you have agglomerated
he/she/it has agglomerated
we have agglomerated
you have agglomerated
they have agglomerated
Past Continuous
I was agglomerating
you were agglomerating
he/she/it was agglomerating
we were agglomerating
you were agglomerating
they were agglomerating
Past Perfect
I had agglomerated
you had agglomerated
he/she/it had agglomerated
we had agglomerated
you had agglomerated
they had agglomerated
Future
I will agglomerate
you will agglomerate
he/she/it will agglomerate
we will agglomerate
you will agglomerate
they will agglomerate
Future Perfect
I will have agglomerated
you will have agglomerated
he/she/it will have agglomerated
we will have agglomerated
you will have agglomerated
they will have agglomerated
Future Continuous
I will be agglomerating
you will be agglomerating
he/she/it will be agglomerating
we will be agglomerating
you will be agglomerating
they will be agglomerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been agglomerating
you have been agglomerating
he/she/it has been agglomerating
we have been agglomerating
you have been agglomerating
they have been agglomerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been agglomerating
you will have been agglomerating
he/she/it will have been agglomerating
we will have been agglomerating
you will have been agglomerating
they will have been agglomerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been agglomerating
you had been agglomerating
he/she/it had been agglomerating
we had been agglomerating
you had been agglomerating
they had been agglomerating
Conditional
I would agglomerate
you would agglomerate
he/she/it would agglomerate
we would agglomerate
you would agglomerate
they would agglomerate
Past Conditional
I would have agglomerated
you would have agglomerated
he/she/it would have agglomerated
we would have agglomerated
you would have agglomerated
they would have agglomerated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agglomerate - volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together
volcanic rock - extrusive igneous rock solidified near or on the surface of the Earth
2.agglomerate - a collection of objects laid on top of each otheragglomerate - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
compost heap, compost pile - a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
muckheap, muckhill, dunghill, midden - a heap of dung or refuse
scrapheap - pile of discarded metal
shock - a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field; "corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock"
slagheap - pile of waste matter from coal mining etc
stack - an orderly pile
funeral pyre, pyre - wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
woodpile - a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
stockpile - a storage pile accumulated for future use
Verb1.agglomerate - form into one cluster
bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump - gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
Adj.1.agglomerate - clustered together but not coherent; "an agglomerated flower head"
collective - forming a whole or aggregate

agglomerate

verb
To bring together so as to increase in mass or number:
Translations

agglomerate

viagglomerieren
adjagglomeriert
nAgglomerat nt

agglomerate

[əˈglɒmərɪt] n (Geol) → agglomerato
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