- to collect or gather into a cluster or mass.
- gathered together into a cluster or mass.
- Botany. crowded into a dense cluster, but not cohering.
- a mass of things clustered together.
- rock composed of rounded or angular volcanic fragments.
Origin of agglomerate
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Examples from the Web for agglomerated
It is they who have agglomerated the chaos that is in this hour threshing about in dust and blood.The Hive</p>
Will Levington Comfort
At sixteen I was secretary to the agglomerated association for vindicating the rights of man.
With them, union was not strength, but weakness: the more they were agglomerated the less were they to be feared.A Handbook of the Boer War
Gale and Polden, Limited
Here, too, we find different degrees of solidity or density in the agglomerated matter.
They detach with a hook the agglomerated masses of young mussels, which they gather in baskets, and carry them to their bouchots.The Ocean World:
- to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect
- a confused mass
- a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lavaCompare conglomerate (def. 2)
- formed into a mass
Word Origin and History for agglomerated
1680s, from Latin agglomeratus, past participle of agglomerare "to wind or add onto a ball," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + glomerare "wind up in a ball," from glomus (genitive glomeris) "ball of yarn," from PIE root *glem-. Related: Agglomerated; agglomerating.