Agglomeration



a jumbled cluster or mass of varied parts.
the act or process of .
Contemporary Examples

The agglomeration of data, however, is not offering a clear picture to economists and policymakers who yearn for one.
The Fed’s Forthright Admission About Our Messy Economic Situation Zachary Karabell June 20, 2012

Dutifully obeying the modern principle of agglomeration, it would be called an iPlod.
A World Without Electricity Justin Green January 23, 2013

Historical Examples

I think you would like my library if you could see it,—it is one agglomeration of exotics and eccentricities.
The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1 Elizabeth Bisland

Such an agglomeration of cabins was never seen before nor since.
The Recollections of A Drummer-Boy Harry M. Kieffer

As always, the agglomeration of mercenary companies was difficult to control.
Charles the Bold Ruth Putnam

Buddhism displaced by Mahomedanism: agglomeration of different strains.
At the Court of the Amr John Alfred Gray

It is impossible to describe Willie’s dress: the agglomeration of ill-supplied necessity and superfluous whim was never exceeded.
Ranald Bannerman’s Boyhood George MacDonald

I warn you this book is going to be something of an agglomeration.
Tono Bungay H. G. Wells

The fact of agglomeration explains the greater frequency of homicide in France in thickly populated districts.
Criminal Man Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

What can prevent such an agglomeration from falling to pieces?
The Continental Monthly, Volume V. Issue I Various

n.

1774, “action of collecting in a mass,” from Latin agglomerationem (nominative agglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of agglomerare (see agglomerate). In reference to a mass so formed, it is recorded from 1833.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Agglomerative

    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. verb (əˈɡlɒməˌreɪt) to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect noun (əˈɡlɒmərɪt; -ˌreɪt) […]

  • Agglomerator

    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. verb (əˈɡlɒməˌreɪt) to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect noun (əˈɡlɒmərɪt; -ˌreɪt) […]



  • Agglutinate

    to unite or cause to adhere, as with glue. Immunology. to clump or cause to clump, as bacteria or blood platelets. Linguistics. to form by . united by or as by glue. . Historical Examples Concentrated sulphuric acid causes it to agglutinate into resin-like lumps, with the accession of an intense blood-red colour. Cooley’s Practical […]

  • Agglutination test

    agglutination test agglutination test n. Any of various tests in which blood serum causes agglutination of bacteria or blood cells of a foreign type, used to determine infection and to identify pathogens and blood types. Historical Examples Having utilized the technic devised by Teague, I have had no difficulty in performing the agglutination test in […]



Disclaimer: Agglomeration definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.