Definition of Conglomeration

1. Noun. A rounded spherical form.

Exact synonyms: Conglobation
Generic synonyms: Sphere
Derivative terms: Conglobate



2. Noun. A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together.
Exact synonyms: Aggregate, Congeries
Member holonyms: Plankton, Nekton
Generic synonyms: Sum, Sum Total, Summation
Derivative terms: Aggregate, Conglomerate

3. Noun. An occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass.
Exact synonyms: Conglobation
Generic synonyms: Combine, Combining
Derivative terms: Conglobe, Conglomerate

Definition of Conglomeration

1. n. The act or process of gathering into a mass; the state of being thus collected; collection; accumulation; that which is conglomerated; a mixed mass.

Definition of Conglomeration

1. Noun. That which consists of many previously separate parts. ¹

2. Noun. An instance of conglomerating, a coming together of separate parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conglomeration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conglomeration

conglobation
conglobations
conglobe
conglobed
conglobes
conglobing
conglobulate
conglobulation
conglomerate
conglomerated
conglomerates
conglomerateur
conglomerateurs
conglomeratic
conglomerating
conglomeration (current term)
conglomerations
conglomerative
conglomerator
conglomerators
conglutin
conglutinant
conglutinate
conglutinated
conglutinates
conglutinating
conglutination
conglutinations
conglutinative
conglutinator

Literary usage of Conglomeration

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1. German Orthography and Phonology: A Treatise with a Word-list by George Hempl (1897)
"3) conglomeration §§ 333-366 333. i) The difference between a genuine compound and a conglomeration of words often juxtaposed, is generally easily seen ..."

2. The Story of My Childhood by Clara Barton (1907)
"... but rather regarded the whole thing as a sort of mental conglomeration, and looked on with a kind of amused curiosity to see what they would make of it. ..."

3. The R.I. Schoolmaster by Rhode Island, Commissioner of Public Schools (1858)
"... fired the first gun in the revolution ; gave John Bull his first beating and put her hands first to the Declaration of Independence. conglomeration—A ..."

4. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1883)
"The palace is such a confused heap and conglomeration of buildings, that it is impossible to get within any sort of a regular description. ..."

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