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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.
Gathered into a rounded mass.
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.
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|Noun||1.||agglomerator - a device that causes material to gather into rounded balls; "a sonic agglomerator"|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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