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1. The act or process of gathering into a mass.
2. A confused or jumbled mass: "To avoid the problems of large urban agglomerations, the state decentralized the university system" (Bickley Townsend).
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ag•glom•er•a•tion(əˌglɒm əˈreɪ ʃən)
1. a jumbled cluster or mass of varied parts.
2. the act or process of agglomerating.
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Agglomerationa mass or clump of things gathered together; an unmethodical assemblage; a cluster. See also cluster, conglomerate.
Examples: an agglomeration of self-loving beings, 1866; of granite houses, 1859; of turrets, 1774.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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|Noun||1.||agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass|
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
bunch, clump, cluster, clustering - a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
|2.||agglomeration - the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating|
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noun mass, collection, pile, cluster, lump, stack, heap, rick, clump, accumulation The album is a bizarre agglomeration of styles.
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agglomeration[əˌglɒməˈreɪʃən] N → aglomeración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
agglomeration[əˌglɒməˈreɪʃən] n → agglomérat m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
agglomeration[əglɒməˈreɪʃ/ən] n → agglomerazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. aglomeración, acumulación.
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