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Aggregate and Agglomerate Definitions

Aggregate

Constituting or amounting to a whole; total
Aggregate sales in that market.

Agglomerate

To form or collect into a rounded mass.

Aggregate

(Botany) Crowded or massed into a dense cluster.

Agglomerate

Gathered into a rounded mass.

Aggregate

Composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
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Agglomerate

A confused or jumbled mass; a heap.

Aggregate

A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount
"An empire is the aggregate of many states under one common head" (Edmund Burke).

Agglomerate

A volcanic rock consisting of rounded and angular fragments fused together.

Aggregate

The mineral materials, such as sand or stone, used in making concrete.

Agglomerate

Collected into a ball, heap, or mass
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Aggregate

To gather into a mass, sum, or whole
Aggregated the donations into one bank account.

Agglomerate

A collection or mass.

Aggregate

To amount to; total
Revenues will aggregate more than one million dollars.

Agglomerate

A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate.

Aggregate

To collect (content from different sources on the internet) into one webpage or newsreader.

Agglomerate

(meteorology) An ice cover of floe formed by the freezing together of various forms of ice.

Aggregate

To come together or collect in a mass or whole
"Some [bacteria]aggregate so closely as to mimic a multicellular organism" (Gina Kolata). "The first stars began to form when hydrogen and helium gas left over from the Big Bang aggregated into dense clouds" (Paul Davies).

Agglomerate

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

Aggregate

A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.

Agglomerate

To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.
Where he builds the agglomerated pile.

Aggregate

A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

Agglomerate

To collect in a mass.

Aggregate

A set collection of objects.

Agglomerate

Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.

Aggregate

(music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.

Agglomerate

Collected into a rounded head of flowers.

Aggregate

(sports) The total score in a set of games between teams or competitors, usually the combination of the home and away scores.

Agglomerate

A collection or mass.

Aggregate

(roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.

Agglomerate

A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; - distinguished from conglomerate.

Aggregate

Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements; especially the gravel and sand added to concrete.

Agglomerate

Form into one cluster

Aggregate

(Buddhism) Any of the five attributes that constitute the sentient being.

Agglomerate

Clustered together but not coherent;
An agglomerated flower head

Aggregate

A mechanical mixture of more than one phase.

Aggregate

Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up.

Aggregate

Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.

Aggregate

Formed into clusters or groups of lobules.
Aggregate glands

Aggregate

(botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

Aggregate

Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

Aggregate

United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.

Aggregate

(transitive) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum.
The aggregated soil.

Aggregate

To add or unite (e.g. a person), to an association.

Aggregate

(transitive) To amount in the aggregate to.
There are ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

Aggregate

To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."

Aggregate

To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
It is many times hard to discern to which of the two sorts, the good or the bad, a man ought to be aggregated.

Aggregate

To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

Aggregate

Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.
The aggregate testimony of many hundreds.

Aggregate

Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.

Aggregate

Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

Aggregate

Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

Aggregate

United into a common organized mass; - said of certain compound animals.

Aggregate

A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.

Aggregate

A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; - in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

Aggregate

A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

Aggregate

The whole amount

Aggregate

Amount in the aggregate to

Aggregate

Gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Aggregate

Gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole;
Aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year
The aggregated amount of indebtedness

Aggregate

Formed of separate units in a cluster;
Raspberries are aggregate fruits

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