Complete Definition of "agglomerate"

English

Pronunciation
Adjective:
*AHD: əglŏ'mərət
*IPA: /əˈɡlɒmərət/ (RP)
*SAMPA: /<tt>@"[email protected]@t</tt>/ (RP)
Verb:
*AHD: əglŏ'mərāt
*IPA: /əˈɡlɒməreɪt/ (RP)
*SAMPA: /<tt>@"[email protected]</tt>/ (RP)
rfap|US|comment=rare noun should match the rare adjective, both different from the common verb

Adjective
agglomerate

  1. collect|Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.

Synonyms
agglomerated

Noun
en-noun

  1. A collection or mass.
  2. geology A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate.

Synonyms
(collection or mass): agglomeration, collection, mass

Verb
en-verb|agglomerates|agglomerating|agglomerated

  1. To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.

Synonyms
amass, bundle up, gather, gather up, wind

Category:English heteronyms

ar:agglomerate
fa:agglomerate
fr:agglomerate
io:agglomerate
fi:agglomerate
te:agglomerate
vi:agglomerate
zh:agglomerate

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