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Other Agglomerate Definition

[adj] clustered together but not coherent; "an agglomerated flower head"
[v] form into one cluster

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bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump, cluster

Misc. Definitions

\Ag*glom"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Agglomerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Agglomerating}.] [L. agglomeratus, p. p. of agglomerare; ad + glomerare to form into a ball. See {Glomerate}.] To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass. Where he builds the agglomerated pile. --Cowper.
\Ag*glom"er*ate\, v. i. To collect in a mass.
\Ag*glom"er*ate\, Agglomerated \Ag*glom"er*a`ted\, a.
1. Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.
2. (Bot.) Collected into a rounded head of flowers.
\Ag*glom"er*ate\, n.
1. A collection or mass.
2. (Geol.) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; -- distinguished from conglomerate.

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