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- n. The act of collecting together (aggregating).
- n. The state of being collected into a mass, assemblage, or sum (aggregated).
- n. A collection of particulars; an aggregate.
- n. summarizing multiple routes into one route.
- n. the majority of the parasite population concentrated into a minority of the host population.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of aggregating, or the state of being aggregated; collection into a mass or sum; a collection of particulars; an aggregate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of collecting or the state of being collected into an unorganized whole.
- n. In logic, the union of species to form a genus, or of terms to form a term true of anything of which any of its parts are true, and only false when all its parts are false.
- n. The adding of any one to an association as a member thereof; affiliation.
- n. A combined whole; an aggregate.
- n. In botany, applied by Darwin specifically to the peculiar change induced in the cells of the tentacles of Drosera by mechanical or chemical stimulation.
- n. In sociology, the phenomenon of the physical concentration of population, of animals, and of plants.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of gathering something together
- n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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