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conglomerate

con·glom·er·ate

conglomerate

parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kn gla m riht
definition 1: a mass of various components, esp. stony material composed of various kinds of rock.
definition 2: a company made up of several smaller companies engaged in diverse or unrelated areas of industry.
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: kn gla m riht
definition: consisting of various elements clustered together.
similar words:
concrete
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: kn gla m reIt
inflections: conglomerated, conglomerates, conglomerating
definition: to gather (various components) into a single body or mass.
similar words:
consolidate, mass
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: kn gla m reIt
definition: to collect and adhere in a body or mass.
similar words:
mass
derivation: conglomeratic (conglomeritic) (adj.)