verb (used with or without object), ag·glom·er·at·ed, ag·glom·er·at·ing.
Origin of agglomerate
Synonyms for agglomerate
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Historical Examples of agglomerate
Let this be as it may, we found nothing of any value in the agglomerate in which the Egyptians had excavated.Freeland
Rocks of an agglomerate type are well shown in the walls of Gibraltar.Mount Rainier
It was an agglomerate, a horde, not an army, and nobody but he could have wielded it.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay
The residue may also be employed, either alone or mixed with some agglomerate, in the construction of garden paths and the like.
The vast quantities of ice pouring over the precipice would freeze together, agglomerate, and form an ice-bridge.The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts
George W. Holley
noun (əˈɡlɒmərɪt, -ˌreɪt)
adjective (əˈɡlɒmərɪt, -ˌreɪt)
Word Origin for agglomerate
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.