verb (used with or without object), ag·glom·er·at·ed, ag·glom·er·at·ing.
Origin of agglomerate
Examples from the Web for agglomerate
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|Maurice Hewlett
It is an agglomerate made of pebbles and cement, the pebbles being elongated as if by pressure.Their Pilgrimage|Charles Dudley Warner
Let this be as it may, we found nothing of any value in the agglomerate in which the Egyptians had excavated.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
The men of the left thought of "the people" as merely the agglomerate of the citizens composing it.
The finer sense detects the differences of them, and begins, first to agglomerate, then to distinguish them.Cratylus|Plato
British Dictionary definitions for agglomerate
noun (əˈɡlɒmərɪt, -ˌreɪt)
adjective (əˈɡlɒmərɪt, -ˌreɪt)
Word Origin for agglomerate
Word Origin and History 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.