conglobate


conglobate
conglobately, adv.conglobation, n.
/kon gloh"bayt, kong-, kong"gloh bayt'/, adj., v., conglobated, conglobating.
adj.
1. formed into a ball.
v.t., v.i.
2. to collect or form into a ball or rounded mass.
[1625-35; < L conglobatus, ptp. of conglobare. See CONGLOBE, -ATE1]

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  • Conglobate — Con*glo bate (?; 277), a. [L. conglobatus, p. p. of conglobare to conglobate. See {Globate}.] Collected into, or forming, a rounded mass or ball; as, the conglobate [lymphatic] glands; conglobate flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conglobate — Con*glo bate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conglobated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conglobating}.] [Cf. {Conglore}.] To collect or form into a ball or rounded mass; to gather or mass together. [1913 Webster] Conglobated bubbles undissolved. Wordsworth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conglobate — [kən glōb′kən glō′bāt΄, kän′glō bāt΄] vt., vi. conglobated, conglobating [L conglobatus, pp. of conglobare < com , with + globare, to make into a globe < globus,GLOBE] to form or collect into a ball or rounded mass: also conglobe [kən… …   English World dictionary

  • conglobate — transitive verb ( bated; bating) Etymology: Latin conglobatus, past participle of conglobare, from com + globus globe Date: 1635 to form into a round compact mass • conglobate adjective • conglobation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conglobate — adj. [L. cum, together; globatus, make into a ball] Gathered together into a ball or rounded structure; spherical …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • conglobate — 1. adjective shaped like or formed into a ball. 2. verb To form into a globe or ball. See Also: conglobe, globe, round …   Wiktionary

  • conglobate — Formed in a single rounded mass. [L. con globo, pp. atus, to gather into a globus, ball] * * * con·glo·bate kän glō .bāt, kən vt, bat·ed; bat·ing to form into a round compact mass con·glo·bate bət, .bāt adj con·glo·ba·tion .kän (.)glō bā shən n * …   Medical dictionary

  • conglobate — shaped like a small ball or globe Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • conglobate — con·glo·bate || kÉ’ngləʊbeɪt v. become a ball adj. rounded; shaped like a ball …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conglobate — con·glo·bate …   English syllables


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