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ag·glom·er·a·tion

 (ə-glŏm′ə-rā′shən)
n.
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)

n.
1. a jumbled cluster or mass of varied parts.
2. the act or process of agglomerating.
[1775]
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Agglomeration

 a 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
chunk, clod, glob, lump, clump, ball - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
2.agglomeration - the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
assembling, collecting, aggregation, collection - the act of gathering something together
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agglomeration

noun mass, collection, pile, cluster, lump, stack, heap, rick, clump, accumulation The album is a bizarre agglomeration of styles.
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agglomeration

noun
A group of things gathered haphazardly:
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Translations
aglomeracija
aglomerație

agglomeration

[əˌglɒməˈreɪʃən] Naglomeración 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] nagglomérat m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

agglomeration

nAnhäufung f, → Konglomerat nt; (Sci) → Agglomeration f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

agglomeration

[əglɒməˈreɪʃn] nagglomerazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ag·glom·er·a·tion

n. aglomeración, acumulación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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