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noun - plural: aggregators

  1. a person who collects things

Alternative definition of the noun aggregator


  1. Someone or something which aggregates.
  2. An online feed reader, generally used for RSS or Atom feeds to keep track of updates to blogs, news sources, and other websites all on one page. Users can subscribe to the aggregator to receive feeds via email.


Aggregator a.k.a. News aggregator: In computing, a news aggregator, also termed a feed aggregator, feed reader, news reader, RSS reader or simply aggregator, is client software or a web application which aggregates syndicated web content such as online newspapers, blogs, podcasts, and video blogs in one location for easy viewing.

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Google previewAlcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide (2015)

Preparing for the BGP, VPRN and Multicast Exams by Glenn Warnock, Mira Ghafary, Ghassan Shaheen

Aggregator is an optional transitive attribute that may be included in route updates formed by aggregation. A BGP router performing route...

AS4- Aggregator is a related attribute defined in RFC 4893. It is an optional transitive attribute ...

Google previewHandbook of Research on New Media Literacy at the K-12 Level: Issues and Challenges (2009)

Issues and Challenges by Tan Wee Hin, Leo

An aggregator is a program or website that collects RSS feeds for viewing or reading.

Google previewWeb Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2009)

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications by Tatnall, Arthur

An aggregator is a program or website that collects RSS feeds...

Google previewWeb 2.0 for Schools (2009)

Learning and Social Participation by Julia Alison Davies, Guy Merchant

Using an aggregator means that you can easily access information across many websites in less time than it takes to visit each one. The popular web-portal www.netvibes. com is a quick and easy way of aggregating feeds.

Google previewOptical Networks and WDM Newsletter

Multiservice Edge Aggregator is the foundation for the recent joint success at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. The CN 2600 enables TDM aggregation, LAN and SAN extension, and video transport applications. Through ...

Google previewHandbook of Clean Energy Systems, 6 Volume Set (2015)

by Jinyue Yan

The EV aggregator is a specific market intermediary and it is supposed to play a fundamental role in GIV architecture. It is responsible for gathering a fleet of EVs into a single entity. Depending on the grid service provided, aggregators are ...

Google previewContent Is Cash (2011)

Leveraging Great Content and the Web for Increased Traffic, Sales, Leads and Buzz by Wendy Montes de Oca

aggregator is a site that gathers a specific kind of information from multiple sites. Some well-known examples are Google News and Yahoo! News. If you want Google News to carry your content, you must meet certain criteria. Typically, your ...

Google previewThree Essays on Openness, International Pricing, and Optimal Monetary Policy (2008)

The general CES aggregator is an attractive form because it nests so many economically relevant cases. Figure T-1 shows various specifications of the general CES aggregator function in (A.5.3). Taking the limit of (A.5.3) as ρ → 0, a fixed ...

Google previewSummary: The Long Tail - Chris Anderson (2013)

Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More by BusinessNews Publishing

An aggregator is a company or service which collects a large variety of goods and then makes them easy to find. Aggregators typically fall in one of five categories: 1. Physical goods – companies like eBay and Amazon. These companies sell ...

Google previewExperiencing MIS (2015)

Computer science, Information technology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Data aggregator: A data aggregator is an organization such as Acxiom ...

Google previewRecharging the Car

The whole point of being a vehicle-to-grid network or an aggregator is that you can trade that power. You need at least a megawatt of constant supply.

Google previewThe Semantic Web (2005)

by Lytas Miltiadis

The Data Aggregator is a grid service that encodes information about EU-MEDIN resources into RDF. The RDF encoding work is done by creating a Jena RDF model in built-in memory and inserting the information from the Editor as a set of ...

Google previewBlog It! (2012)

by Kristin Fontichiaro

An aggregator is a special kind of Web site. You set up an account and tell the site which blogs you want to follow. Some popular RSS aggregators include iGoogle and Google Reader. Each of them looks a bit different. Choose whichever one ...

Google previewSoftware Student's Handbook

by Thomas Ledger

The idea behind a content aggregator is that a single software or website should act as a portal through which other websites or content are displayed. Users visit content displayed on a central portal, which then links to content on other ...

Google previewProducing and Directing the Short Film and Video (2015)

by Peter Rea, David K. Irving

An aggregator is a much larger distributor that already has the negotiating deal with these types of platforms. One such distributor is Shorts International LTD., the world's leading short movie entertainment company with a library of over 3000 ...

Google previewNursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge (2009)

by Chair Virtual Learning Environments and Professor Graduate Programs Chamberlain College of Nursing Editor-In-Chief Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (Ojni) Dee McGonigle, Dee McGonigle, Kathleen Mastrian

An MP3 aggregator is a program that can facilitate the process of finding, subscribing to, and downloading podcasts. A commonly known aggregator is Apple Computer's iTunes, which is a free program available as a download from ...

Google previewNews on the Internet (2012)

Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century by David Tewksbury, Jason Rittenberg

News Aggregators A news aggregator is a service that combines many different news outlets into a single, condensed source. Whereas news feeds are based on sources (e.g., a user chooses to follow CNN's feed), aggregators tend to be ...

Google previewComputational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems (2011)

12th International Workshop, CLIMA XII, Barcelona, Spain, July 17-18, 2011, Proceedings by Joao Leite, Paolo Torroni, Thomas Agotnes, Guido Boella, Leon van der Torre

An ontology aggregator is a function F : On(L)N → 2L mapping any profile of satisfiable ontologies to an ontology. Observe that, according to this definition, the ontology we obtain as the outcome of an aggregation process need not be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Relations (2013)

by Robert L. Heath

An aggregator, or reader, is a website or software program that continuously searches multiple websites, including news sites, blogs, and podcasts, for new content. When fresh information is located, it is “aggregated” or summarized into one ...

Google previewThe Capstone Encyclopaedia of Business (2013)

The Most Up-To-Date and Accessible Guide to Business Ever by Capstone

Content aggregator Content aggregators are companies that gather, process and distribute online content. Content is supplied to content aggregators by content partners. Proprietary software is used to deliver the content to the client or, ...

Google previewDictionary for Library and Information Science (2004)

by Joan M. Reitz

aggregator 1 5 publicly supported libraries in the United States are affirmative action employers. The legality of affirmative action has been called into question by individuals and political groups who believe that legislating equality ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2016)

by Jonathan Law

aggregator A firm that collates and presents information about an individual's bank accounts, investments, insurance policies, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition (2008)

by Pagani, Margherita

RSShastwo components: an XML-based RSS feed and an RSS aggregator. Users can subscribe to the blog's RSS feed and will be notified when new content is posted. ARSS aggregator can help one keep up with all the favorite blogs by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Leadership, Counseling and Training (2011)

by Wang, Victor C.X.

To receive RSS feeds, the user needs a feed reader, also known as a feed aggregator or news aggregator. Most major Web sites, especially commercial sites, now offer feeds for ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Science and Technology (2012)

by Mehdi Khosrowpour

' Aggregator Agent-Group-Role ( AGR): a generic model of multi-agent organizations which does not impose any constraints on the architecture of agents. AGR conforms to the OCMAS principles.

Google previewA Dictionary of Marketing (2016)

by Charles Doyle

aggregator A *website, software program, or service that collects related items of content from a variety of sources and displays them directly, or else ...

Google previewDirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption [3 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption by Amy Handlin

As a news aggregator, The Huffington Post collects stories posted on other websites that may be of interest to its readers. It is one of a growing number of politically themed news sites. Another leading example of a political news aggregator is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Finance and Banking (2014)

by Oxford University Press

aggregator 14 aggregator A firm that collates and presents information.

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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1E1G2A1T1O1R1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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