Definitions

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  • adj. Having a tendency to agglomerate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a tendency to gather together, or to make collections.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a tendency to agglomerate or gather together.
  • In sociology, tending to combine small social groups into larger organizations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. clustered together but not coherent

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Examples

  • America has seen many great agglomerative clusters in its history that have helped fuel the American dream.

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  • According to a different sort of theory, the agglomerative theory, goodness simpliciter is just what you get by

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  • Thirdly, he sins from time to time by being obscure, fragmentary, and agglomerative -- giving long strings of successive and detached items, not, however, devoid of a certain primitive effectiveness.

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  • Herschel ascribes these openings or starless regions to the attractive and agglomerative forcesof the marginal groups.

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  • The approach relies on recently developed spectral and agglomerative techniques for identifying hierarchical organization in dynamical systems.

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  • Nagi, on the other hand, comes from an ancient religion, which is not so monolithic in itself, “Shintoism” being an agglomerative representation of many tribal religions.

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  • We used hierarchical agglomerative clustering with average linkage with a custom specificity profile (PWM) distance metric, defined below.

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  • For this purpose we have chosen bisecting K-means algorithm - a divisive (non - agglomerative) hierarchical clustering algorithm explained in detail by Steinbach, Karypis and Kumar [23]

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  • The rugged fluted structure of the PowerCore filter pack extends filter life and eliminates bridging problems common for manufacturers using traditional baghouse technology on wood, fiber glass, plastic and other stringy and agglomerative materials.

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  • So, by using agglomerative clustering techniques and an auto-fed WebWarehouse, we hope to be able to propose less ambiguous query expansion terms than in present systems where the user needs to sort out the terms he is interested in.

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