Agglomerate meaning

ə-glŏmə-rāt
To form or collect into a rounded mass.
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Gathered into a rounded mass.
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A confused or jumbled mass; a heap.
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A volcanic rock consisting of rounded and angular fragments fused together.
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To gather into a cluster, mass, or ball.
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Gathered into a mass or ball; clustered.
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A jumbled heap, mass, etc.
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A mass of fragments of volcanic rock fused by heat.
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Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.
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(geology) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate.
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(meteorology) An ice cover of floe formed by the freezing together of various forms of ice.
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To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.
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Origin of agglomerate

  • Latin agglomerāre agglomerāt- to mass together ad- ad- glomerāre to form into a ball (from glomus glomer- ball)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin agglomerare (“to wind into a ball”), from ad (“to”) + glomerare (“to wind into a ball”), from glomus (“a ball”), akin to globus (“a ball”).

    From Wiktionary