glomeration [gläm΄ər ā′shən]
[L glomeratio < glomeratus: see GLOMERATE]
1. the act of forming into a rounded mass; agglomeration or conglomeration
2. something formed into a rounded mass; cluster

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  • glomeration — index agglomeration, conglomeration, cumulation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • glomeration — accumulation; ball, 1620s, from L. glomerationem (nom. glomeratio), noun of action from pp. stem of glomerare to make into a ball, from glomus ball of yarn, from PIE root *glem …   Etymology dictionary

  • glomeration — /glom euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. a glomerate condition; conglomeration. 2. a glomerate mass. [1620 30; GLOMERATE + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • glomeration — glom·er·a·tion …   English syllables

  • glomeration — /glɒməˈreɪʃən/ (say glomuh rayshuhn) noun 1. glomerate condition; conglomeration. 2. a glomerate mass …  

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  • Assemblage — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Assemblage >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,73,} assemblage Sgm: N 1 collection collection collocation colligation Sgm: N 1 compilation compilation levy gathering ingathering muster …   English dictionary for students

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  • agglomeration — I noun accumulation, agglomerate, agglutination, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, cluster, coagulation, collection, congeries, conglomerate, conglomeration, consolidation, cumulation, glomeration, mass, pile, solidification II index …   Law dictionary

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