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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.
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, 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]
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(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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4 is a combined 1-D agglomerative cluster with experiments organized first into 3 groups by treatment (no mitigation, GLOBINclear, PBMCs) and then by HBE1 MLR, according to the no-mitigation protocol.
Finally, perhaps Kivelson's focus on comparisons of Russian expansion into Siberia with other early modern European colonial empires explains her failure to mention the numerous examples of agglomerative empires in Mediterranean and Inner Asian history which lacked confessional or ethnic homogeneity, personified in the contemporary Ottoman empire.
Further, if the agglomerative effect actually exists and serves as an essential factor in firms' technologies, for different industries, there may be a variety of dependencies on the diverse nature of the local industrial environment.
For the current experiment, an agglomerative hierarchical clustering procedure was used.
From the similarity matrix, a sequential, agglomerative, hierarchical, and nested (SAHN) cluster analysis was performed using the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic means (UPGMA) algorithm computed using NTSYS-pc (Rohlf, 1997).
This growth from town house to agglomerative element colonizing an urban block is phenomenal, but Taniguchi nevertheless attempts to retain something of the domestic scale of MoMA's original facilities.
Cantwell and Iammariano (1998) provide evidence of agglomerative innovation systems in some of the Italian regions and not in others.
Maqdisi's vision of his world serves as the template for a large and diverse range of ether kinds of sources of the time, also consulted by Wheatley, who aimed at reconstruction of "...the faded lineaments of thirteen settlement systems that agglomerative and accessibility factors had molded into pyramidal urban hierarchies by the tenth century" (xiii).
Read through Art-Rite, though, and I doubt you'll find an essay that you'll think has the depth or ambition of O'Doherty's "Inside the White Cube." The magazine had a different purpose, sociable, sharp, in touch; its strengths were collective and magpie, not the magisterial grand recit but the agglomerative ground-level view.
Thus, for example, the relativism attributed to Protagoras, which McCabe characterizes as simultaneously "agglomerative" (in that it disallows logical relations between an individual's beliefs) and "flat" (in that it precludes reflectiveness or higher-order beliefs about those beliefs immediately rooted in appearances), insulates itself from criticism at the price of rejecting essential conditions of rationality Socrates holds dear (namely, consistency, systematicity, and higher-order reflection on both one's own and others' beliefs), such that any proposed counter-argument begs the question against the position by relying on these values of rationality.