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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Roesler, "Fracture properties of concrete containing recycled concrete aggregates," Magazine of Concrete Research, vol.
In a joint experiment, Paranavithana and Mohajerani [15] performed experiments on the effects of recycled concrete aggregates on the properties of HMA, in which 50% RCA by dry weight of total aggregates was used as coarse aggregate in the asphalt mixtures.
Wong, "Porous asphalt mixture with 100% recycled concrete aggregate," Road Materials and Pavement Design, vol.
According to Luedders, "By allowing a mixture of any percentage of recycled concrete aggregate and recycled asphalt pavement, California allows the contractor to use the most economical material in any percentage combination."
California takes this a step further by allowing a mixture of any percentage of recycled concrete aggregate and recycled asphalt pavement.
Glow-in-the-dark concrete took the stage with new research in self-consolidating concrete, portland cement/limestone blends, and recycled concrete aggregates in ready mixed concrete, and it's all illuminating the future of cast-in-place.
Table 1 shows the sieve analysis results of the fine aggregate and Table 2 shows the physical properties of fine aggregate, natural coarse aggregate and recycled concrete aggregate. Table 3 shows the sieve analysis results of the natural coarse aggregate (crushed granite from quarry site).
Wang, "Research of recycled concrete aggregate," China Concrete and Cement Products, vol.
The replacement of natural aggregate by RCA concrete aggregate increases the optimum asphalt content for the mixtures, and the voids in mineral aggregates (VMA) is decreased.
Alkali Silica Reaction (ASR) potential of sand and gravels from NW-Himalayan rivers and their performance as concrete aggregate at three dams in Pakistan.
One of the means to achieve this is to use the recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) obtained from the demolished concrete structures.