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.
- ag·glom·er·a·tive [uh-glom-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv], /əˈglɒm əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/, adjective
- ag·glom·er·a·tor, noun
- non·ag·glom·er·a·tive, adjective
- un·ag·glom·er·a·tive, adjective
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How to use agglomerate in a sentence
It contained countless stars agglomerated in huge clusters, now called galaxies.A century ago, Alexander Friedmann envisioned the universe’s expansion | Tom Siegfried | May 20, 2022 | Science News
The phenomena presented by the necks of intrusive rock do not differ from those characteristic of agglomerate or tuff necks.Geology | James Geikie
Unfortunately, the moral tone of this agglomerate population is deplorable, and money is spent in a reckless way.
The finer sense detects the differences of them, and begins, first to agglomerate, then to distinguish them.Cratylus | Plato
Nowhere in Antrim is there such a display of volcanic ash and agglomerate as at this spot.Volcanoes: Past and Present | Edward Hull
Amongst the vents filled with ash and agglomerate, the most remarkable is that of Carrick-a-raide, near Ballycastle.Volcanoes: Past and Present | Edward Hull
British Dictionary definitions for agglomerate
to form or be formed into a mass or cluster; collect
a confused mass
a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava: Compare conglomerate (def. 2)
formed into a mass
- agglomeration, noun
- agglomerative, adjective
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