Associations to the word «Aggregate»


AGGREGATE, noun. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.
AGGREGATE, noun. A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
AGGREGATE, noun. (mathematics) (obsolete) A set (collection of objects).
AGGREGATE, noun. (music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.
AGGREGATE, noun. (roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.
AGGREGATE, noun. Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete. (technical)
AGGREGATE, noun. (Buddhism) Any of the five attributes that constitute the sentient being.
AGGREGATE, adjective. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up
AGGREGATE, adjective. Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.
AGGREGATE, adjective. Formed into clusters or groups of lobules.
AGGREGATE, adjective. (botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
AGGREGATE, adjective. Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
AGGREGATE, adjective. United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.
AGGREGATE, verb. (transitive) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum.
AGGREGATE, verb. (transitive) To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
AGGREGATE, verb. (transitive) To amount in the aggregate to.
AGGREGATE FRUIT, noun. (botany) A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry.
AGGREGATE FRUITS, noun. Plural of aggregate fruit
AGGREGATE SPECIES, noun. (taxonomy) A named species that represents a range of very closely related organisms.

Dictionary definition

AGGREGATE, noun. The whole amount.
AGGREGATE, noun. Material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster.
AGGREGATE, noun. A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together.
AGGREGATE, verb. Amount in the aggregate to.
AGGREGATE, verb. Gather in a mass, sum, or whole.
AGGREGATE, adjective. Formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness".
AGGREGATE, adjective. Composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets; "raspberries are aggregate fruits".

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