(Con*globe"), v. i. To collect, unite, or coalesce in a round mass. Milton.
(Con*glob"u*late) v. i. [Pref. con- + globule.] To gather into a small round mass.
(Con*glom"er*ate) a. [L. conglomeratus, p. p. of conglomerare to roll together; con- +
glomerare to wind into a ball. See Glomerate.]
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.
Fluids are separated in the liver and the other conglobate and conglomerate glands.
2. (Bot.) Closely crowded together; densly clustered; as, conglomerate flowers. Gray.
3. (Geol.) Composed of stones, pebbles, or fragments of rocks, cemented together.
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.
2. (Geol.) 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
A conglomerate, therefore, is simply gravel bound together by a cement.
(Con*glom"er*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conglomerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Conglomerating.]
To gather into a ball or round body; to collect into a mass.
(Con*glom`er*a"tion) n. [L. conglomeratio: cf. F. conglomeration.] The act or process
of gathering into a mass; the state of being thus collected; collection; accumulation; that which is conglomerated; a
mixed mass. Bacon.
(Con*glu"tin) n. [From Conglutinate.] (Chem.) A variety of vegetable casein, resembling
legumin, and found in almonds, rye, wheat, etc.
(Con*glu"ti*nant) a. [L., conglutinans, p. pr.] Cementing together; uniting closely; causing
to adhere; promoting healing, as of a wound or a broken bone, by adhesion of the parts.
(Con*glu"ti*nate) a. [L. conglutinatus, p. p. of conglutinare to glue; con- + glutinare to
glue, gluten glue.] Glued together; united, as by some adhesive substance.
(Con*glu"ti*nate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conglutinated; p. pr. & vb. n. Conglutinating.] To
glue together; to unite by some glutinous or tenacious substance; to cause to adhere or to grow together.
Bones . . . have had their broken parts conglutinated within three or four days.
(Con*glu"ti*nate), v. i. To unite by the intervention of some glutinous substance; to coalesce.
(Con*glu`ti*na"tion) n. [L. conglutinatio: cf. F. conglutination.] A gluing together; a
joining by means of some tenacious substance; junction; union.
Conglutination of parts separated by a wound.