Synonyms for agglomeration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-glom-uh-rey-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : əˌglɒm əˈreɪ ʃən

Définition of agglomeration

Origin :
  • 1774, "action of collecting in a mass," from Latin agglomerationem (nominative agglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of agglomerare (see agglomerate). In reference to a mass so formed, it is recorded from 1833.
  • noun collection
Example sentences :
  • They are all volcanic, and indeed some are nothing but an agglomeration of defunct craters.
  • Extract from : « Ranching, Sport and Travel » by Thomas Carson
  • In this agglomeration of apartments the stairs found a place where they could.
  • Extract from : « The Decoration of Houses » by Edith Wharton
  • Such an agglomeration of holdings has been shown to be very frequent.
  • Extract from : « The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century » by Richard Henry Tawney
  • Such an agglomeration of cabins was never seen before nor since.
  • Extract from : « The Recollections of A Drummer-Boy » by Harry M. Kieffer
  • Buddhism displaced by Mahomedanism: agglomeration of different strains.
  • Extract from : « At the Court of the Amr » by John Alfred Gray
  • Strictly speaking, it is not a city, but an agglomeration of industrialism.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of John Brown » by Stephen Graham
  • I warn you this book is going to be something of an agglomeration.
  • Extract from : « Tono Bungay » by H. G. Wells
  • An agglomeration of bipeds who subsist on one another's shanks.
  • Extract from : « The Roycroft Dictionary » by Elbert Hubbard
  • This agglomeration of territories had for a long time had no legitimate master.
  • Extract from : « Rulers of India: Akbar » by George Bruce Malleson
  • Other conversations that I had were an agglomeration, so that I cannot remember where and with whom they were held.
  • Extract from : « A Fantasy of Far Japan » by Baron Kencho Suyematsu

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