agglutinate meaning

Pronunciation:   "agglutinate" in a sentence
  • Adjective: agglutinate  u'glooti`nut
    1. United as if by glue
      - agglutinative
    Verb: agglutinate  u'glootu`neyt
    1. String together (morphemes in an agglutinating language) 
    2. Clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.

    Derived forms: agglutinating, agglutinates, agglutinated

    See also: adhesive, agglutination, agglutinative

    Type of: adhere, attach, cleave, cling, cohere, stick

    Encyclopedia: Agglutinate

  • [Medicine]
    vb -nat·ed; -nat·ing vt : to cause to undergo agglutination
    ¦ vi : to undergo agglutination
    n : a clump of agglutinated material (as blood cells or bacteria)


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  1. they agglutinate.
  2. after this aggregation, paramyxoviruses effect fusion of the agglutinated cells.
  3. goods number : weaving agglutinates nonwoven hpr-61
  4. goods number : weaving agglutinates nonwoven p16118
  5. goods number : weaving agglutinates nonwoven p15180

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