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Definition of the noun agglomeration

What does agglomeration mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agglomerations

  1. a jumbled collection or mass
  2. the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating

Alternative definition of the noun agglomeration


  1. The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
  2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
  3. [geography] An extended city area comprising the built-up area of a central city and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area.

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Google previewThe Formation of Hydrocarbon Deposits in the North African Basins (2006)

Geological and Geochemical Conditions by Monzer Makhous

Agglomeration is an irreversible process of transition of an unstable system into a more stable state by the spontaneous...

Google previewComputer, Intelligent Computing and Education Technology (2014)

by Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Wen-Pei Sung, Wenli Yao

Cheng-Bing Li, Yi Zhang, Min Li & Xi-Lu Li Keywords: 1 INTRODUCTION Urban agglomeration is a special form of regional spatial organization arising from the process of urbanization, which is one or two or even more than two cities as the ...

Google previewHandbook of Regional Innovation and Growth (2011)

by Philip Cooke, Bjørn Asheim, Ron Boschma, Ron Martin, Dafna Schwartz, Franz T_dtling

Thus, while regional agglomeration is the outcome of NEG modelling efforts, under the NGT approach regional agglomeration is an endogenously determined cause of growth (McCann and van Oort, 2009) Aside from the NGT and NEG ...

Google previewThe New Introduction to Geographical Economics (2009)

by Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen, Charles van Marrewijk

initially spreading is the only stable equilibrium, then agglomeration and spreading are both stable equilibria, and finally only agglomeration is a stable equilib— rium.

Google previewSpringer Handbook of Crystal Growth (2010)

by Govindhan Dhanaraj, Kullaiah Byrappa, Vishwanath Prasad, Michael Dudley

Primary agglomeration is the growth of crystals on the surface or tips of crystals already formed. Secondary agglomeration is that which results from crystal-to- crystal collision. Primary agglomeration was recognized as a possible mechanism ...

Google previewMineral Beneficiation (2011)

A Concise Basic Course by D.V. Subba Rao

Agglomeration is a method of bringing the fine particles of ore together and agglomerates them into lumps of suitable size and...

Agglomeration is the ultimate method in preparing the feed for metallurgical furnaces.

Google previewFederal Employment Concentration and Regional Process in Nonmetropolitan America (2008)

did reveal an agglomeration effect, of sorts. In the private economy, agglomeration is a good thing in that if economies of scale are achieved and productivity is achieved on an exponential, as opposed to an 72 CHAPTER FOUR Conclusion.

Google previewEntrepreneurship and Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy (2006)

by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger Stough

Industrial agglomeration is the tendency of firms within an industry, or sectors thereof, to form geographic clusters, often in urbanized regions. Armstrong and Taylor (2000) define a localized industry as a spatial concentration of firms and ...

Google previewUltrasound Technology in Green Chemistry (2011)

by Mika Sillanpää, Thuy-Duong Pham, Reena Amatya Shrestha

Acoustic agglomeration is a process in which high intensity sound waves produce relative motion and collisions among fine particles suspended in gaseous media. In an acoustic field, fine particles suspended in the air will migrate to the ...

Google previewThe Making of a World City (2014)

London 1991 to 2021 by Greg Clark

Indeed, London's functionality as an urban agglomeration is a product of networked relations in a range of business sectors throughout the region. The agglomeration has become the economic engine of the UK. But the regionalist impulse ...

Google previewTrade and Industrial Location with Heterogeneous Labor (2004)

by Mary Amiti, Christopher A. Pissarides

The force against agglomeration is the existence of trade costs. At zero trade costs, regions that can trade always specialize. Whereas, when there are positive trade costs, they may or may not specialize, depending on the values taken by ...

Google previewHydrometallurgy (2013)

Fundamentals and Applications by Michael L. Free

Agglomeration is a technique used to increase the permeability and to distribute the leaching reagent. It is accomplished by mixing ore with water and a binder. The ore is mixed with water and binder in a mill or by conveyance and stacking.

Google previewTolna--a Rural Area in Central-Europe (2007)

Regional and Local Development in Tolna County, Hungary by Nórbert Pap

BRIEF CHARACTERISATION OF SZEKSZÁRD, THE CAPITAL CITY OF TOLNA COUNTY The Szekszárd agglomeration is an integral part of the Szekszárd statistical micro-region, and is located at the micro region's centre. Szekszárd covers ...

Google previewThe Oxford Companion to the Economics of China (2014)

by Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang

Industrial agglomeration is a ubiquitous phenomenon in China. On the one hand, a large number of industrial parks and zones have been created by central and local governments. Enterprises have gathered in these parks and zones, which ...

Google previewEmerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv Compared (2013)

by Daniel Felsenstein, Eike W. Schamp, Arie Shachar

The agglomeration is a node in a wider network with no unique ties to the Surrounding area. Aside from the standard input-output linkages and regional expenditureinduced patterns of development that are likely to occur in the immediate ...

Google previewKaplan AP Human Geography 2016

Agglomeration Agglomeration is the centralization of features of an industry for the mutual benefit of the industry ...

Google previewRegional Planning in India (1983)

by Mahesh Chand, V.K. Puri

Agglomeration refers to an advantage or cheapening of production due to the concentration of industry. Here the reference is mainly to external economies. The opposite tendency of deglomeration leads to a cheapening of production due to ...

Google previewMineral Processing and the Environment (2013)

by G.P. Gallios, Kostas A. Matis

Introduction Agglomeration is defined as any method of size enlargement or fine particle consolidation. Agglomeration is an extremely important process in a variety of industries such as mineral processing, fertilizer, cement, pharmaceutical, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

This process is enormously important to many forms of production and is titled agglomeration economies—that is, the benefits derived from grouping together. By forming dense webs of production and embedding themselves within them, firms ...

Google previewDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004)

by James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera

Agglomeration process of the gold nano-particles in solution. (View this art in color at electromagnetic multipolar interactions. The results of the photoinduced agglomeration shown here should also be attributed to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Geography (2004)

by Gerald R. Pitzl

Agglomeration. People and activities tend to concentrate in a location to share facilities and services for mutual benefit. The localization of activities and the centralization of business and manufacturing activities are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography Terms, Themes, and Concepts (2011)

by Reuel R. Hanks, Stephen John Stadler

Agglomeration may have two general meanings to geographers. To urban geographers, it is a term that designates a large urban concentration. To economic geographers, the word refers to the tendency of producers in a given industry to ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two Volume Set) (2009)

by Kenneth A. Reinert, Ramkishen S. Rajan, Amy Joycelyn Glass

Once the agglomeration process has started, however, spatial differences take shape and become quite rigid, a process known as putty clay geography. Trade Liberalization Although cumulative causation is present in many models of ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Geography (2000)

by Blackie

agglomerate aggregate travel model agglomeration In economic geography, agglomeration refers to the clustering of activities and people at nodal points, e.g. in towns and cities. This clustering is prompted by centripetal forces in spatial ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Geography (2013)

by Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin

agglomeration The process and outcome of concentrating in one location a set of interlinked and interdependent economic activities. The word 'agglomeration' functions as both a verb and a noun. Large and/or dense agglomerations are ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Brussels (2015)

by Paul F. State

AGGLOMERATION. The agglomeration (agglomération, agglomeratie) of Brussels denotes the grouping of the city with 18 surrounding communes. The establishment of a regional entity for the capital area took place within the context of ...

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