agglomeration agglomeration  /əɡ ˌlɑ mə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a jumbled collection or mass
  2. (n) the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating

Usage(s):

  1. The resulting agglomeration really ought to come with a health warning, for if consumed habitually it might send you into an insulin coma.
  2. It is an agglomeration of valleys and tribes, with little to hold it together.
  3. The Milky Way galaxy has been popularized as a vast agglomeration of stars shaped like a lens or a discus, or like two very shallow saucers glued together rim to rim.

News

  • Cleaning Chemical dissolves bio-film in diesel fuel tanks.

    Dieselcraft/Technol246 penetrates and dissolves bio-film (sludge/algae) – agglomeration of microorganisms in which cells adhere to each other on tank surface or at fuel water interface – in diesel fuel. Product comes in 12-count cases of 8 oz bottles, each of which treats 275 gal, as well as 5 gal pails; each gallon treats 4,000 gal of fuel. This story is related to the following ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "I think Marvin Rotrand's electors in Snowdon will be quite disappointed to hear him making a language issue out of the agglomeration and insulting the English-speaking community in the demerged municipalities," Housefather said. "People...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Anthony Housefather Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "What we thought was that agglomeration, putting disparate assets together was fine in the great building stage......where we started about 12 years ago," Diller said. "We built up a fairly large number of disparate businesses. All of them...
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Barry Diller Source: CNET News

  3. "If the Telegraph were to end up in the hands of another newspaper owner, so there was a further agglomeration of national titles, then I think the most important thing is that Ofcom should insist in the merger talks there are very robust processes...
    on Nov 17, 2003 By: Chris Bryant Source: Media Guardian

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