Agglomeration


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agglomeration

[ə‚gläm·ə′rā·shən]
(food engineering)
A technique that combines powdered material to form larger, more soluble particles by intermingling in a humid atmosphere.
(metallurgy)
Conversion of small pieces of low-grade iron ore into larger lumps by application of heat.
(meteorology)
The process in which particles grow by collision with and assimilation of cloud particles or other precipitation particles. Also known as coagulation.
(science and technology)
An indiscriminately formed cluster of particles.

Agglomeration

 

in microbiology the formation of clusters (heaps) of microorganisms in liquids or in tissue as a result of a change in the physical or chemical properties of microbial cells under the influence of immune bodies and the like.

agglomeration

The collecting together of tiny suspended particles into a mass of larger size, one which will settle more rapidly.
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These zones will cluster business activities in pockets of geographical areas thus leading to agglomeration. We cannot presently see the impact of such proposed zones on socioeconomic outcomes but we can see how much these economic zones have had the impact in the past.
When examining the effects of agglomeration, it is useful to distinguish between different types of agglomeration.
(1995)analyze agglomeration benefits by considering Japanese investments in manufacturing as economic geography suggests that firms of same industry when gathered in same area generate positive externalities also known as agglomeration effects.
Multicenter group is the main spatial form of urban agglomeration. In this form, an urban agglomeration transport supply structure and demand structure include internal transport supply and demand of a city inside urban agglomeration, intercity transport supply, and demand between two center cities within urban agglomeration and intercity transport supply and demand between a center city and another non-center city within urban agglomeration.
Locational complimentarily is an important attribute of places which provide natural growth to different nodes to develop into larger geo- spatial agglomeration.
* Complexity: The complexity of financial agglomeration includes three aspects of content: one is the formation of financial agglomeration of factors is complex and diverse; the second is financial agglomeration type with the combination of a variety of financial resources is complex and changeable; the third is the financial agglomeration process is complex, it is the process of other industry and financial industry compound growth.
Furthermore, we examine the agglomeration effects of ecology oriented industries, which differ from the traditional manufacturing industries examined in the literature.
However, the question of our study, the correlation between agglomeration and economic growth dates back to the hypothesis of Williamson (1965).
FEECO provides a wide range of products and services including: Lab Testing, Thermal Processing, Agglomeration, and Material handling equipment / systems, Parts, Maintenance Programs, Training, etc.
In the empirical analysis, I focus on identifying the effects of four main types of regional characteristics: regional demand, labor costs and labor quality, a variety of regional agglomeration economies and regional distance to the main markets: Mexico City and the US.
D'apres lui, la creation d'une unite de gestion par objectif dans le domaine de la regularisation fonciere ayant pour tache de regler la situation fonciere de ces agglomerations, reflete le souci de parachever ce dossier.
In its 2004 judgement, the ECJ ruled against Belgium on the grounds that 114 agglomerations in the Flemish Region, 60 agglomerations in the Walloon Region, and the Brussels-Capital Region had failed to comply with the requirements of Directive 91/271 concerning urban waste-water treatment (Case C-27/03).