agglomerate

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EtymologyEdit

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).

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AdjectiveEdit

agglomerate (comparative more agglomerate, superlative most agglomerate)

  1. collected into a ball, heap, or mass

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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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

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

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agglomerate

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

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VerbEdit

agglomerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of agglomerō