1774, "action of collecting in a mass," from Latin agglomerationem (nominative agglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of agglomerare (see agglomerate). In reference to a mass so formed, it is recorded from 1833.
1. The album is a bizarre agglomeration of styles.
2. Addition of coagulants promotes agglomeration of particles.
3. The agglomeration and sintering of fine particles can necessitate a lowering in temperature of operation.
4. The agglomeration of the particles has been found not to be a function of mix time.
5. These processes include comminution, screening, blending , concentration , and further more, agglomeration.