Agglomerate Definition

ə-glŏmə-rāt
agglomerated, agglomerates, agglomerating
verb
agglomerated, agglomerates, agglomerating
To form or collect into a rounded mass.
American Heritage
To gather into a cluster, mass, or ball.
Webster's New World
adjective
Gathered into a mass or ball; clustered.
Webster's New World
noun
agglomerates
A jumbled heap, mass, etc.
Webster's New World
A mass of fragments of volcanic rock fused by heat.
Webster's New World

(meteorology) An ice cover of floe formed by the freezing together of various forms of ice.

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Origin of Agglomerate

  • 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

  • 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

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