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agglutinate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agglutinate  \Ag*glu"ti*nate\,  a. 
  1.  United  with  glue  or  as  with  glue;  cemented  together. 
 
  2.  (physiol.)  Consisting  of  root  words  combined  but  not 
  materially  altered  as  to  form  or  meaning;  as  agglutinate 
  forms,  languages,  etc  See  {Agglutination},  2. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agglutinate  \Ag*glu"ti*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Agglutinated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Agglutinating}.]  [L. 
  agglutinatus  p.  p.  of  agglutinare  to  glue  or  cement  to  a 
  thing  ad  +  glutinare  to  glue;  gluten  glue.  See  {Glue}.] 
  To  unite,  or  cause  to  adhere,  as  with  glue  or  other  viscous 
  substance;  to  unite  by  causing  an  adhesion  of  substances. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agglutinate 
  adj  :  united  as  if  by  glue  [syn:  {agglutinative}] 
  v  1:  string  together,  of  morphemes  in  an  agglutinating  language 
  2:  clump  together;  as  of  bacteria,  red  blood  cells,  etc 




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