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con·glom·er·ate

(kon-glom'ĕ-rāt),
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

con·glom·er·ate

(kŏn-glom'ĕr-ăt)
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

conglomerate

(kŏn-glŏm′ĕr-āt) [″ + glomerare, to heap]
1. An aggregation in one mass.
2. Clustered; heaped together.
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Sexton's persistent courting of strange adjacencies was also on show in The Michael Stickrod Experience, 2005, a bewildering conglomeration whose materials ran to steel, glass, wood, aluminum, foam, leather, tequila, car doors, and paint, not to mention a "custom Michael Stickrod Experience T-shirt," a Discman playing Hall and Oates's "Private Eyes," and a masseuse.
An auxiliary section is devoted to creating synergies and conglomerations connecting the individual organizations into one complete national organization.
Training is a technical term, applicable to interventions that result in a performance outcome, however, the term is often used inappropriately to elevate conglomerations of content to training status even though no performance improvement results, or is ever likely to result.
Mass murder comes when we forget what a human being is, and begin to regard people as accidental conglomerations of matter.
Most scholars, according to Muldoon, regard medieval monarchies as polyglot conglomerations of lands, privileges, and rights competing with the church and great nobilities for power.