[adjective, noun ag-ri-git, -geyt; verb ag-ri-geyt] /adjective, noun ˈæg rɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; verb ˈæg rɪˌgeɪt/
formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined:
the aggregate amount of indebtedness.
Geology. (of a rock) consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
a sum, mass, or assemblage of particulars; a total or gross amount:
the aggregate of all past experience.
a cluster of soil granules not larger than a small crumb.
any of various loose, particulate materials, as sand, gravel, or pebbles, added to a cementing agent to make concrete, plaster, etc.
Mathematics. (def 92).
verb (used with object), aggregated, aggregating.
to bring together; collect into one sum, mass, or body.
to amount to (the number of):
The guns captured will aggregate five or six hundred.
verb (used without object), aggregated, aggregating.
to combine and form a collection or mass.
in the aggregate, taken or considered as a whole:
In the aggregate, our losses have been relatively small.
adjective (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
formed of separate units collected into a whole; collective; corporate
(of fruits and flowers) composed of a dense cluster of carpels or florets
noun (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
a sum or assemblage of many separate units; sum total
(geology) a rock, such as granite, consisting of a mixture of minerals
the sand and stone mixed with cement and water to make concrete
a group of closely related biotypes produced by apomixis, such as brambles, which are the Rubus fruticosus aggregate
in the aggregate, taken as a whole
to combine or be combined into a body, etc
(transitive) to amount to (a number)
c.1400, from Latin aggregatus “associated,” literally “united in a flock,” past participle of aggregare “add to (a flock), lead to a flock, bring together (in a flock),” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + gregare “herd” (see gregarious).
c.1400, from Latin aggregatum, neuter past participle of aggregare (see aggregate (adj.)). Related: Aggregated; aggregating.
“number of persons, things, etc., regarded as a unit,” early 15c., from noun use of Latin adjective aggregatum, neuter of aggregatus (see aggregate (adj.)).
aggregate ag·gre·gate (āg’rĭ-gĭt)
Crowded or massed into a dense cluster. n.
A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount in a mass or cluster. v. ag·gre·gat·ed, ag·gre·gat·ing, ag·gre·gates (-gāt’)
To gather into a mass, sum, or whole.
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- Reaginic antibody
reaginic antibody n. See homocytotropic antibody.
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[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ adjective 1. true; not merely ostensible, nominal, or apparent: the real reason for an act. 2. existing or occurring as fact; actual rather than imaginary, ideal, or fictitious: a story taken from real life. 3. being an actual thing; having objective existence; not imaginary: The events you will see […]