Definition of Aggregation

1. Noun. Several things grouped together or considered as a whole.

Exact synonyms: Accumulation, Assemblage, Collection
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping
Specialized synonyms: Procession, Pharmacopoeia, String, Wardrobe, Wardrobe, Population, Universe, Armamentarium, Art Collection, Backlog, Battery, Block, Book, Rule Book, Book, Bottle Collection, Bunch, Caboodle, Lot, Coin Collection, Collage, Content, Ensemble, Tout Ensemble, Corpus, Crop, Tenantry, Findings, Flagging, Flinders, Pack, Deal, Hand, Long Suit, Herbarium, Stamp Collection, Statuary, Sum, Sum Total, Summation, Agglomeration, Gimmickry, Nuclear Club, Agglomerate, Cumulation, Cumulus, Heap, Mound, Pile, Mass, Combination, Congregation, Hit Parade, Judaica, Kludge, Library, Program Library, Subroutine Library, Library, Mythology, Biology, Biota, Fauna, Zoology, Petting Zoo, Set, Victoriana, Category, Class, Family, Job Lot, Bundle, Package, Packet, Parcel, Defence, Defense, Defense Lawyers, Defense Team, Prosecution, Planting, Signage, Gaap, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Pantheon, Free World, Third World, Europe, Asia, North America, Central America, South America, Oort Cloud, Galaxy, Extragalactic Nebula, Galaxy, Fleet, Fleet, Fleet, Repertoire, Repertory, Repertoire, Repertory, Assortment, Miscellanea, Miscellany, Mixed Bag, Mixture, Motley, Potpourri, Salmagundi, Smorgasbord, Variety, Batch, Clutch, Batch, Rogue's Gallery, Exhibition, Expo, Exposition, Convoy, Traffic, Air Power, Aviation, Botany, Flora, Vegetation, Jurisprudence, Law, Menagerie, Data, Information, Ana, Mail, Post, Treasure, Treasure Trove, Trinketry, Troponomy, Troponymy, Smithereens
Specialized synonyms: Nag Hammadi, Nag Hammadi Library, Magi, Wise Men
Derivative terms: Accumulate, Assemble

2. Noun. The act of gathering something together.

Definition of Aggregation

1. n. The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated; collection into a mass or sum; a collection of particulars; an aggregate.

Definition of Aggregation

1. Noun. The act of collecting together (aggregating). ¹

2. Noun. The state of being collected into a mass, assemblage, or sum (aggregated). ¹

3. Noun. A collection of particulars; an aggregate. ¹

4. Noun. (networking) summarizing multiple routes into one route. ¹

5. Noun. (context: epidemiology) the majority of the parasite population concentrated into a minority of the host population. ¹

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Definition of Aggregation

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Medical Definition of Aggregation

1. Massing of materials together as in clumping. (18 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aggregation

aggregate anaphylaxis
aggregate fruit
aggregate fruits
aggregate glands
aggregate species
aggregated lymphatic follicles
aggregated lymphatic follicles of vermiform appendix
aggregated lymphatic nodules
aggregation (current term)
aggregation number

Literary usage of Aggregation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Inductive Sociology: A Syllabus of Methods, Analyses and Classifications by Franklin Henry Giddings (1901)
"The Inhabiting Species aggregation is seen not only in the distribution of human life, ... It is, in fact, the extent of vegetal and animal aggregation that ..."

2. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"CHAPTER V CELL aggregation, DIFFERENTIATION, AND DIVISION OF LABOR Even a brief survey of living things reveals the fact that there is a great diversity in ..."

3. Insectivorous Plants by Charles Darwin (1889)
"I WILL here interrupt my account of the movements of the leaves, and describe the phenomenon of aggregation, to which subject I have already alluded. ..."

4. Research Methods in Ecology by Frederic Edward Clements (1905)
"aggregation. As indicated under the causes of association, the process by which groups of ... In short, aggregation is merely a corollary of movement. ..."

5. Theory of Politics: An Inquiry Into the Foundations of Governments, and the by Richard Hildreth (1854)
"aggregation. WHERE there is a voluntary union of strength for the accomplishment of ... aggregation is an element of power similar in its nature and effect, ..."

6. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"Familial aggregation is one of the first ways to examine genetic and environmental factors, but the limitations of this information must be understood. ..."

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