Definitions for: Aggregation


[n] the act of gathering something together
[n]



Webster (1913) Definition: Ag`gre*ga"tion, n. [Cf. LL. aggregatio, F.
agr['e]gation.]
The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated;
collection into a mass or sum; a collection of particulars;
an aggregate.

Each genus is made up by aggregation of species.
--Carpenter.

A nation is not an idea only of local extent and
individual momentary aggregation, but . . . of
continuity, which extends in time as well as in
numbers, and in space. --Burke.

Synonyms: accumulation, assemblage, assembling, collecting, collection, collection

See Also: agglomeration, agglomeration, armamentarium, arms, art collection, backlog, battery, biology, biota, block, book, bottle collection, bottle collection, bunch, bundle, caboodle, category, class, coin collecting, coin collection, coin collection, collation, combination, compilation, compiling, conchology, congregation, content, corpus, cumulus, deal, defence, defense, defense lawyers, defense team, ensemble, Europe, family, fauna, Free World, gather, gathering, gimmickry, group, grouping, grouping, hand, heap, implements of war, job lot, Judaica, kludge, library, long suit, lot, mass, mound, munition, mythology, numismatics, numismatology, pack, package, packet, pantheon, parcel, petting zoo, pharmacopoeia, philately, pickup, pile, planting, population, program library, prosecution, rule book, set, shell collecting, signage, stamp collecting, stamp collection, stamp collection, statuary, string, subroutine library, sum, sum total, summation, tax collection, tenantry, Third World, tout ensemble, universe, Victoriana, wardrobe, weaponry, weapons system

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