Aggregation



a group or mass of distinct or varied things, persons, etc.:
an aggregation of complainants.
collection into an unorganized whole.
the state of being so collected.
Biology, Ecology. a group of organisms of the same or different species living closely together but less integrated than a society.
Contemporary Examples

aggregation lives on the Cheat Sheet, the video player, and in the breaking news slot in the first big box.
The Daily Beast Turns 2! Tina Brown October 4, 2010

But the site seems to be cranking out its own articles and now the aggregation is complementary.
The Daily Beast Turns 2! Tina Brown October 4, 2010

The Roots now preside from a large, wooden bandstand, the aggregation having grown slightly in size.
Jimmy Fallon’s Brilliant ‘Tonight Show’ Debut Tom Shales February 17, 2014

Six Degrees of aggregation Michael Shapiro, Columbia Journalism Review How The Huffington Post ate the internet.
The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for April 21, 2012 David Sessions April 20, 2012

Historical Examples

There were Indians in the troupe, and a certain missionary had joined the aggregation to look after the morals of the Indians.
Last of the Great Scouts Helen Cody Wetmore

The soul itself is only an aggregation of specially tenuous and subtle atoms.
Initiation into Philosophy Emile Faguet

Our humble home had been turned over to an aggregation of ruthless individuals who paint houses for a living.
Grace Harlowe’s Golden Summer Jessie Graham Flower

There you are an aggregation of atoms, but in the city you are only an atom of an aggregation.
Our American Holidays: Lincoln’s Birthday Various

These stones or aggregation of stones are sometimes three, four, or five inches in circumference and from one to four inches long.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

But an aggregation of comfort is not distasteful like an aggregation of the reverse.
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Robert Louis Stevenson

noun
the act or process of aggregating
(ecology) dispersion in which the individuals of a species are closer together than if they were randomly dispersed
n.

early 15c., from Middle French agrégation or directly from Medieval Latin aggregationem (nominative aggregatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin aggregare (see aggregate (adj.)).

aggregation ag·gre·ga·tion (āg’rĭ-gā’shən)
n.
A massing together or clustering of independent but similar units, such as particles, parts, or bodies.

programming
A composition technique for building a new object from one or more existing objects that support some or all of the new object’s required interfaces.
(1996-01-07)

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