Synonyms for agglomerate

Grammar : Noun
Spell : verb uh-glom-uh-reyt; adjective, noun uh-glom-er-it, -uh-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : verb əˈglɒm əˌreɪt; adjective, noun əˈglɒm ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt

Définition of agglomerate

Origin :
  • 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.
  • noun bunch
Example sentences :
  • Let this be as it may, we found nothing of any value in the agglomerate in which the Egyptians had excavated.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • Rocks of an agglomerate type are well shown in the walls of Gibraltar.
  • Extract from : « Mount Rainier » by Various
  • It was an agglomerate, a horde, not an army, and nobody but he could have wielded it.
  • Extract from : « The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay » by Maurice Hewlett
  • The residue may also be employed, either alone or mixed with some agglomerate, in the construction of garden paths and the like.
  • Extract from : « Acetylene, The Principles Of Its Generation And Use » by F. H. Leeds
  • The vast quantities of ice pouring over the precipice would freeze together, agglomerate, and form an ice-bridge.
  • Extract from : « The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts » by George W. Holley
  • The very fine particles show a slight tendency to agglomerate.
  • Extract from : « Paint Technology and Tests » by Henry A. Gardner
  • The phenomena presented by the necks of intrusive rock do not differ from those characteristic of agglomerate or tuff necks.
  • Extract from : « Geology » by James Geikie
  • The men of the left thought of "the people" as merely the agglomerate of the citizens composing it.
  • Extract from : « Readings on Fascism and National Socialism » by Various
  • It is an agglomerate made of pebbles and cement, the pebbles being elongated as if by pressure.
  • Extract from : « Their Pilgrimage » by Charles Dudley Warner
  • Unfortunately, the moral tone of this agglomerate population is deplorable, and money is spent in a reckless way.
  • Extract from : « Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan » by Pter Vay

Antonyms for agglomerate

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