from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Formed into a compact rounded mass; tightly clustered; conglomerate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To gather or wind into a ball; to collect (threads, etc.) into a spherical form or mass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Gathered together in a roundish mass or dense cluster; conglomerate.
- v. To gather or wind into a ball; to collect into a spherical form or mass, as threads.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To gather or wind into a ball; collect into a spherical form or mass, as threads; conglomerate.
- To wind; twist.
- In anatomy, conglomerate: an epithet specifically applied to the structure of ordinary glands, such as the salivary, lacrymal, mammary, or pancreatic: opposed to conglobate. See gland, 1.
- In botany, compactly clustered; gathered into a head or heap; growing in massive forms or in dense clusters.
- In entomology, gathered in one or more spots or lines: applied to dots, punctures, etc.
The media con-glomerate -- with holdings in music, film and television -- is the envy of Hollywood.
No variety of perfectibilism is yet quite dead, as the popularity of Teilhard's con - glomerate sufficiently illustrates.
Low carbon revolution and the emergence of the green-glomerate
The corporation has no obligation to anyone / any ethic / any government, of course it can be pursued by the EPA or the feds for gross violations of laws, but the corporation can disolve itself or be a multi-glomerate offshoot child corporation which the parent is in no way responsible for.
Lascelles deMercado and Company Limited has taken a $1.38 billion hit from the reconfiguration of its fund to a defined contribution scheme, the con-glomerate has reported.
A glomerate fpike — fpiculis varie congejlis; having the fpikelets or cemponent fpikes varioufly heaped together: as in Panicum italicum. —
The glomerate panicle is exemplified in Poa ciliaris, and Daclylis glo - vierata. —
Haurite anhelantem, & perenni Sarbirium glomerate flu£iu«
On the Ocoa, some of the con - glomerate is cemented by lime instead of sand, and in this case the pebbles are not A.p. S. —
The Tionesta Sandstone (No. 16), varies in texture from moderately coarse con - glomerate to fine-grained sandstone.