glomerate

[glom-er-it, -uh-reyt]
adjective
compactly clustered.

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin glomerātus wound or formed into a ball (past participle of glomerāre), equivalent to glomer- (stem of glomus) ball-shaped mass + -ātus -ate1

nonglomerate, adjective
nonglomerately, adverb
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glomerate (ˈɡlɒmərɪt)
 
adj
1.  gathered into a compact rounded mass
2.  wound up like a ball of thread
3.  anatomy (esp of glands) conglomerate in structure
 
[C18: from Latin glomerāre to wind into a ball, from glomus ball]

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Many colloidal particles ag- glomerate and settle in areas of significant salinity gradients.
Copper- uranium mineralization occurs in coarse grained, poorly sorted sandstone with pebble con- glomerate lenses.
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