Meaning of agglomerate

ag•glom•er•ate

Pronunciation: (v.u-glom'u-rāt"adj., n.u-glom'ur-it, -u-rāt"), [key]
— v., adj., n. -at•ed, -at•ing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to collect or gather into a cluster or mass.
—adj.
  1. gathered together into a cluster or mass.
  2. crowded into a dense cluster, but not cohering.
—n.
  1. a mass of things clustered together.
  2. rock composed of rounded or angular volcanic fragments.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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