intransitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
Origin of agglomeratefrom 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
- a jumbled heap, mass, etc.
- Geol. a mass of fragments of volcanic rock fused by heat