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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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Steel's Minnesota Ore Operations, said, "The agglomerator shutdown at Minntac is expected to last at least through the end of this year.
The Agglomerator already is in operation at Wisconsin Electric Power Company's Presque Isle, Michigan, plant.
Most recently, Starlinger, which has expanded heavily into recycling extruders, launched a Recostar model that combines a single-shaft shredder, an agglomerator, and an extruder, but with separate drives.
1 million pulp and paper contract begun late in the quarter, and two agreements to continue the commercialization of our proprietary and potentially revolutionary Fine Particle Agglomerator.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Elements Corporation (NYSE: EEC) announced today that it has entered into separate agreements to work with two long-term customers to further develop the EEC fine particle agglomerator (US Patent Pending) for application in the pulp & paper and power industries.
A continuous agglomerator or densifier that removes volatiles from recycled plastic film will be introduced by Sorema Div.
A 250 gal/min capacity Merrill-Crowe facility and agglomerator have been purchased and are on site.
Complete post-consumer recycling systems include bale breakers, material handling, granulators, pulverizers, agglomerators, washers, float-sink separators, and dryers.
Clear Gear Lubricant is a Very High Viscosity (VHV) full synthetic fluid gear lubricant designed for use in open gear systems, particularly in rotating equipment such as grinding mills, cement kilns, driers, agglomerators and pelletizers.
Similarly, process-specific "combination repelletizing" systems have scrap shredders and agglomerators built directly into the extruder's feed throat, allowing the direct feeding of in-plant scrap.
Carlino's main point, however, is that even with the advances in transportation and communication technology that have made location less important over more and more varied sectors of today's production economy, there is still a place for cities as agglomerators of consumption.