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aggregate

 [ag´rĕ-gat]
individuals, families, or other groupings who are associated because of similar social, personal, health care, or other needs or interests.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt),
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]

aggregate

/ag·gre·gate/
1. (ag´rĕ-gāt) to crowd or cluster together.
2. (ag´rĕ-git) crowded or clustered together.
3. (ag´rĕ-git) a mass or assemblage.

aggregate

[ag′rəgāt]
Etymology: L, ad + gregare, to gather together
1 the total of a group of substances or components making up a mass or complex. Data on individual patients can be aggregated to allow conclusions about the patient population to be made.
2 See aggregation.

Aggregate

Epidemiology A group of persons who share one or more traits or characteristics without necessarily having had any direct social connection.
Examples All female doctors; all European cities with populations over 20,000; all coal miners.
Zoology A group of species within a genus, but not a subgenus; a group of subspecies, often written within brackets.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt)
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]
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The test results reported by Poon and Chan (2006) indicated that the use of 100% recycled concrete aggregate increased the optimum moisture content and decreased the maximum dry density of the sub-base materials compared to those of natural sub-base materials.
Although the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) initially limited the amount of RCA to 50 percent by weight of the total aggregate, a special provision in 2003 enabled the use of 100 percent of recycled concrete aggregate, according to the Caltrans report, "Summary of California Recycled Concrete Aggregate Review.
Maintaining grade on highways: The process of reusing the existing pavement as a base material or concrete aggregate allows the owner agency to redesign the new pavement structure at the existing grade.
Contract Notice: This Framework is for the supply and delivery of Roadstone and Concrete Aggregate.
The utilization of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) as an unbound base product in the highway environment is extensively examined in a new Construction Materials Recycling Association white paper, prepared especially for highway engineers and their federal, state and local agency colleagues.
ASTM International C09 Committee on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates has honored University of Texas at Austin doctorate candidate Bruno Fong-Martinez, and University of California, Berkeley graduate student Vincent Wenzel with Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship awards.
Contract award notice: PAN1268 Framework for the Provision of Ready Mix Concrete, Volumetric Concrete Aggregates and Asphalts.
This innovative and unique research programme between the AECOM Structures team in Birmingham and Loughborough University's Centre for Innovative & Collaborative Construction Engineering has challenged common industry perceptions regarding crushed concrete aggregates (CCA), and brought into question the existing limitations imposed by the design standards.
Barger, who joined ASTM in 1988, was named an honorary member of both C01 and C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates in 2009.
ABSTRACT: Concrete aggregates derived from the river bed materials of many of the streams originating from the NW-Himalayan region and draining into Pakistan are found reactive in terms of Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR).