Pronunciation : Con*glom"er*ate Part of Speech : a. Etymology : [L. conglomeratus, p.p. of conglomerare to roll together; con- + glomerare to wind into a ball. See Glomerate.] Definition : 1. Gathered into a ball or a mass; collected together; concentrated; as, conglomerate rays of light. Beams of light when they are multiplied and conglomerate. Bacon. Fluids are separated in the liver and the other conglobate and conglomerate glands. Cheyne.
Defn: Composed of stones, pebbles, or fragments of rocks, cemented together. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
Pronunciation : Con*glom"er*ate Part of Speech : n. Definition : 1. That which is heaped together in a mass or conpacted from various sources; a mass formed of fragments; collection; accumulation. A conglomerate of marvelous anecdotes, marvelously heaped together. Trench.
Defn: A rock, composed or rounded fragments of stone cemented together by another mineral substance, either calcareous, siliceous, or argillaceous; pudding stone; -- opposed to agglomerate. See Breccia. A conglomerate, therefore, is simply gravel bound together by a cement. Lyell. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
Pronunciation : Con*glom"er*ate Part of Speech : v. Definition : Defn: To gather into a ball or round body; to collect into a mass.