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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.


, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]


(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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locations, and has preliminarily identified several retail agglomerations in the region that may potentially
A noter que ces nouvelles agglomerations devraient regrouper de 400 a 500 familles, pour constituer une sorte de petits villages comprenant tous les services et les activites economiques.
This issue of agglomeration is particularly important for developing countries as they have relatively lower levels of overall investment and economic activity is concentrated in one or a few growth centers.
Attempting to blow up a loose agglomeration of rocky material is a lot like firing a bullet into a pile of sandbags, notes Love.
Couple families in the census agglomeration of Yellowknife ranked second with a median income of $111,500 followed by couple families in Labrador City at $87,900.
Proponents of BEV argue that because malls generate retail mass agglomerations and require tenant mix coordination they achieve significant benefits not found in other retail property types.
Many of the nation's suburbs - whether ringing the classic 24-hour city or clustered haphazardly in an agglomeration - must face the consequences of congestion, filtering urban ills, fractured political landscapes, inefficient infrastructure and vestigial mass transportation.
Greece has lagged behind in implementing the legislation, and the latest reports from the Greek authorities show that appropriate treatment facilities are still lacking in five agglomerations (Prosotsani, Doxato, Eleftheroupoli Galatista and Vagia).
Sprawled across a cluster of islands and adjacent territory where the Hudson River empties into the Atlantic Ocean, New York City and its satellite towns represent a huge agglomeration of more than 20 million people.
Also, the operator has begun engineering work to deploy a fibre optical network in agglomerations of 250-500 residents in the region.
The agglomerations on the structural proteins, says Michael Brownlee, one of the researchers, grab onto other structural or blood proteins like bear traps.
Additionally, the network was deployed in the Cheryomushki agglomeration, the suburb of the town of Sayanogorsk, and in the towns of Prigorsk, Sorsk and other agglomerations.