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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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At the late stage (at the 39th iteration), the right side community is clustered accurately because the ratio of the inner and outer edge connection is applied to (7) so that the smallest community on the right side has stopped agglomerating. Figure 4(f) shows the final result of the algorithm.
Orders have been placed for all major components of the San Martin process plant, including crushing, agglomerating, and stacking systems.