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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·glom·er·ate /-ˈglɑməˌret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·glom·er·ate /kənˈglɑm(ə)rət/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·glom·er·ate a.
 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.   --Bacon.
    Fluids are separated in the liver and the other conglobate and conglomerate glands.   --Cheyne.
 2. Bot. Closely crowded together; densly clustered; as, conglomerate flowers.
 3. Geol. Composed of stones, pebbles, or fragments of rocks, cemented together.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·glom·er·ate n.
 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.   --Trench.
 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 Breccia.
    A conglomerate, therefore, is simply gravel bound together by a cement.   --Lyell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass;
            "the conglomerate peoples of New England"
      n 1: a composite rock made up of particles of varying size [syn:
           pudding stone]
      2: a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run
         as a single organization [syn: empire]
      v : collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office";
          "The work keeps piling up" [syn: accumulate, cumulate,
           pile up, gather, amass]