Definition of Agglomerate

1. Noun. Volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together.

Generic synonyms: Volcanic Rock



2. Verb. Form into one cluster.
Generic synonyms: Bunch, Bunch Up, Bundle, Clump, Cluster
Derivative terms: Agglomerative, Agglomerator

3. Adjective. Clustered together but not coherent. "An agglomerated flower head"
Exact synonyms: Agglomerated, Agglomerative, Clustered
Similar to: Collective

4. Noun. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.

Definition of Agglomerate

1. v. t. To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.

2. v. i. To collect in a mass.

3. a. Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.

4. n. A collection or mass.

Definition of Agglomerate

1. Adjective. Collected into a ball, heap, or mass. ¹

2. Noun. A collection or mass. ¹

3. Noun. (geology) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from '''conglomerate'''. ¹

4. Noun. (meteorology) An ice cover of floe formed by the freezing together of various forms of ice. ¹

5. Verb. To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agglomerate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Medical Definition of Agglomerate

1. 1. A collection or mass. 2. A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agglomerate

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Literary usage of Agglomerate

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"... agglomerate ' has been hitherto given. Careful examination of the rocks in the Buck Hills has now conclusively proved that they belong to the ..."

2. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Archibald Geikie (1897)
"them is a dull green agglomerate, the matrix of which is a compact substance ... The steep sides of these agglomerate domes rise from the low ground around, ..."

3. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye by Alfred Harker (1904)
"Contrasted outlines of volcanic agglomerate and granite, as seen from Broadford ... It is important to notice that the large blocks in the agglomerate and a ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Jute "fibre," a filament formed of compact agglomerate of ultimate fibres, contrasts with flax, in which ultimate fibres only slightly adherent—hence its ..."

5. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1857)
"... trachyte, greenstone, porphyry scoria, amygdaloid, lava, tuff—agglomerate—Laterite—Alphabetical list, and explanation of names and synonyms of volcanic ..."

6. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"Further down the lake, a zone of coarse agglomerate is found to be highly charged with ... As the other rock fragments in this agglomerate are of nearly ..."

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