Variant of agglomerate
intransitive verbagglomerated, agglomerating
to gather into a cluster, mass, or ball
Origin of agglomerate; from Classical Latin agglomeratus, past participle of agglomerare ; from ad-, to + glomerare, to form into a ball ; from Indo-European base an unverified form glem-, variant, variety of an unverified form gel-, form a ball, sphere, hence akin to climb, clench
gathered into a mass or ball; clustered
- a jumbled heap, mass, etc.
- Geol. a mass of fragments of volcanic rock fused by heat