aggregation

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aggregation (plural aggregations)

  1. The act of collecting together (aggregating).
  2. The state of being collected into a mass, assemblage, or sum (aggregated).
  3. A collection of particulars; an aggregate.
  4. (networking) Summarizing multiple routes into one route.
  5. (epidemiology) The majority of the parasite population concentrated into a minority of the host population.
  6. (object-oriented programming) Kind of object composition which does not imply ownership.
    • 2002, Kirk Knoernschild, Addison-Wesley Professional, editor, Java Design: Objects, UML, and Process[1]:
      The difference between an association and an aggregation is entirely conceptual and is focused strictly on semantics.
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