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Definition of "agglomerate" [ag•glom•er•ate]

  • To form or collect into a rounded mass. (verb-transitive)
  • Gathered into a rounded mass. (adjective)
  • A confused or jumbled mass; a heap. (noun)
  • A volcanic rock consisting of rounded and angular fragments fused together. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "agglomerate" in a sentence
  • ""If the droplets agglomerate with sediment," he said, "they could even settle to the bottom.""
  • "Somehow, that nasty paperwork stuff has a tendency to agglomerate on my desk."
  • "And neighborhoods and hotels agglomerate around important hubs within the system."