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Related to conglomeratic: Fanglomerate, orthoconglomerate


v. con·glom·er·at·ed, con·glom·er·at·ing, con·glom·er·ates
1. To form or gather into a mass or whole.
2. To form into or merge with a corporate conglomerate.
To cause to form into a mass or whole.
n. (-ər-ĭt)
1. A corporation made up of a number of different companies that operate in diversified fields.
2. A collected heterogeneous mass; a cluster: a conglomerate of color, passion, and artistry.
3. Geology A coarse-grained sedimentary rock consisting of rounded to subangular rock fragments cemented together by hardened silt, clay, calcium carbonate, or similar material.
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
1. Gathered into a mass; clustered.
2. Geology Made up of loosely cemented heterogeneous material.

[Latin conglomerāre, conglomerāt- : com-, com- + glomerāre, to wind into a ball (from glomus, glomer-, ball).]

con·glom′er·at′ic (-ə-răt′ĭk), con·glom′er·it′ic (-ə-rĭt′ĭk) adj.
con·glom′er·a′tor n.


of or relating to a conglomerate
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The base of the Jbel Lmgaysmat Formation is underlined by an erosive discontinuity marked by conglomeratic to coarse-grained sandstones rich in rhyolitic gravels (Destombes et al.
This very poor floristic settlement is often found in coastal sites, on marly and conglomeratic substrata, sometimes used as dumping places for urban waste and rubbles (Biondi & al, 1988).
The Formation here predominantly contains sandstone, silt and clay with subordinate conglomeratic facies.
Unconformable conglomeratic levels evidence erosion and the development of a levelled surface.
The stratigraphic sequence at Chapala includes two types of deposits that are interbedded: one volcaniclastic unit that is formed by thin layers of fine and coarse sands and conglomeratic sands, where the fossil rodents were collected in five different levels.
Conglomeratic Qahlah Formation only locally separates the allochthonous strata from the orange-yellow coloured Simsima Formation as it mainly infills palaeovalleys but this formation is not easily accessible during this excursion.
The upper part (around Adatepe village) of the section consists of coarse-grained sandstone and conglomeratic sandstone (Adatepe Sandstone).
II viaggio all'indietro, che si fa progressivo nelle rivisitazioni autoreferenziali del poeta in Conglomeratic sembrerebbe piu diretto e stringente se si interpretasse il testo appena citato come esperienza dell'inseguimento della Belta/Beatrice (15) (circostanza, come detto, non pero dichiarata dal testo stesso), come suggerisce Dal Bianco nella sua impegnatissima introduzione a tutta la poesia di Zanzotto.
2000, 2004]) (Figure 13) (Plate 1) contains silty and conglomeratic facies; however, it also occurs as a massive, coarse grained, 98 percent silica sandstone up to 100 ft.
Furthermore it has been hypothesised that settlements such as Asva and Ridala might have emerged from the fusion of conglomeratic, regionally dispersed single farms or households that might have constituted seasonal hunting sites.