Agglomerated



to collect or gather into a cluster or mass.
gathered together into a cluster or mass.
Botany. crowded into a dense cluster, but not cohering.
a mass of things clustered together.
rock composed of rounded or angular volcanic fragments.
Historical Examples

They detach with a hook the agglomerated masses of young mussels, which they gather in baskets, and carry them to their bouchots.
The Ocean World: Louis Figuier

It is they who have agglomerated the chaos that is in this hour threshing about in dust and blood.
The Hive Will Levington Comfort

With them, union was not strength, but weakness: the more they were agglomerated the less were they to be feared.
A Handbook of the Boer War Gale and Polden, Limited

At sixteen I was secretary to the agglomerated association for vindicating the rights of man.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 71, No. 436, February 1852 Various

The problem to be solved was to market an agglomerated material so as to avoid the drawbacks of fine ore.
Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

Here, too, we find different degrees of solidity or density in the agglomerated matter.
The World’s Greatest Books – Volume 15 – Science Various

The refining is thus completely finished, and all the particles are agglomerated.
Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.No. 6. [New Series.], August 10, 1878 Various

The spores in Sporidesmium appear to consist of irregular masses of cells, agglomerated into a kind of compound spore.
Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

The best lignite is that which, after combustion, leaves a fine ash and no agglomerated clinker.
Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants R. E. Mathot

The agglomerated product must be porous so as to afford access of the furnace-reducing gases to the ore.
Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

verb (əˈɡlɒməˌreɪt)
to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect
noun (əˈɡlɒmərɪt; -ˌreɪt)
a confused mass
a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava Compare conglomerate (sense 2)
adjective (əˈɡlɒmərɪt; -ˌreɪt)
formed into a mass
v.

1680s, from Latin agglomeratus, past participle of agglomerare “to wind or add onto a ball,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + glomerare “wind up in a ball,” from glomus (genitive glomeris) “ball of yarn,” from PIE root *glem-. Related: Agglomerated; agglomerating.

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