conglomeration conglomeration  /kənɡ ˌlɑ mə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rounded spherical form
  2. (n) a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
  3. (n) an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass

Usage(s):

  1. The political brain doesn't have to go all the way to conform to either side because each side - Republican and its loyal opposition - contains this conglomeration of nonconformity.
  2. Themes emerge: aggression, conglomeration, consumption as elements of nature.
  3. There is a conglomeration of real and fake, good and bad, in the photography, which is in black-and-white and barely catches the pungent flavor of the Brooklyn slums.

News

  • Central Valley, Ferris favored by GSL coaches - Thu, 29 Aug 2013 PST

    A look into the crystal ball of Greater Spokane League football reveals it is clear as mud. There is a conglomeration of colors. There’s the light blue of Central Valley, the scarlet red of Ferris, the dark blue of Gonzaga Prep and the maize and gold of Mead. There’s even distinguishable hues of Shadle Park green.
    on August 29, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. "I am sorry if my words have been misconstrued, but it is well known that Iraq is a conglomeration of many groups of people that emerged" out of European colonization, Bachmann said, referring to Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites.
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Michele Bachmann Source: FOX News

  2. Referring to Prasad's antics at a meeting of the UPA-left committee on nuclear deal in Delhi recently, Kumar said, "If you have courage, let us face election and allow people to decide which party or conglomeration of parties can give the country a...
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Nitish Kumar Source: NDTV.com

  3. "He's been very productive, very professional, very effective," Washington said. "He doesn't complain about anything. I'll go on the record as saying I'd like him back. But the decision would be made by a conglomeration of people, not just...
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Ron Washington Source: Dallas Morning News

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