- a jumbled cluster or mass of varied parts.
- the act or process of agglomerating.
Origin of agglomeration
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Examples from the Web for agglomeration
Dutifully obeying the modern principle of agglomeration, it would be called an iPlod.A World Without Electricity
January 24, 2013
The agglomeration of data, however, is not offering a clear picture to economists and policymakers who yearn for one.The Fed’s Forthright Admission About Our Messy Economic Situation
June 21, 2012
They are all volcanic, and indeed some are nothing but an agglomeration of defunct craters.Ranching, Sport and Travel
In this agglomeration of apartments the stairs found a place where they could.The Decoration of Houses
Such an agglomeration of holdings has been shown to be very frequent.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century
Richard Henry Tawney
Such an agglomeration of cabins was never seen before nor since.The Recollections of A Drummer-Boy
Harry M. Kieffer
Buddhism displaced by Mahomedanism: agglomeration of different strains.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
Word Origin and History for agglomeration
1774, "action of collecting in a mass," from Latin agglomerationem (nominative agglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of agglomerare (see agglomerate). In reference to a mass so formed, it is recorded from 1833.