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agglomerate

a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava

agglomerate

[ə′gläm·ə·rət]
(geology)
A pyroclastic rock composed of angular rock fragments in a matrix of volcanic ash; typically occurs in volcanic vents.
(metallurgy)
A rigid mass of metallic particles that have been joined together by a powder metallurgical technique, such as sintering.
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Member States had until the end of 2000 to ensure appropriate treatment for wastewater from large agglomerations, and until the end of 2005 for discharges from medium-sized agglomerations and discharges to freshwater and estuaries from small agglomerations.
They found that strongly correlated clusters develop fairly compact central regions with much looser agglomerations of units at the fringes.
Earlier, the operator had deployed its FTTAB networks in Bagrationovsk, Neman, Svetlogorsk, Gvardeysk, Zelenogradsk, Yanyarniy and in other agglomerations in the region.
These agglomerations are also a result of the normal aging process.
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