agglomerate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agglomerare (to wind into a ball), from ad (to) + glomerare (to wind into a ball), from glomus (a ball), akin to globus (a ball).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

agglomerate

  1. Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.

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Noun[edit]

agglomerate (plural agglomerates)

  1. A collection or mass.
  2. (geology) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate.
  3. (meteorology) An ice cover of floe formed by the freezing together of various forms of ice.

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Verb[edit]

agglomerate (third-person singular simple present agglomerates, present participle agglomerating, simple past and past participle agglomerated)

  1. To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

agglomerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of agglomerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of agglomerare
  3. feminine plural of agglomerato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

agglomerāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of agglomerō