Pronunciation: /ˈagrigit /
- 1A whole formed by combining several (typically disparate) elements: the council was an aggregate of three regional assembliesMore example sentences
- In fact, you do not find any ‘self,’ and so you come to know that neither the whole aggregate of form nor any part of it is the self.
- According to Leibniz, the whole world is an aggregate of monads.
- Because each record represented a separate loan, aggregates of multiple loans were matched with individual social security numbers.
- 1.1The total number of points scored by a player or team in a series of sporting contests: the result put the sides even on aggregateMore example sentences
- On their way to the 1991 African Cup Winners Cup triumph over BCC Lions of Nigeria, Power beat Rivatex 4-3 on aggregate in the first round.
- Freuberg won 4-0 to advance 4-2 on aggregate to the third round.
- With five minutes to go the score was 6-4 and the teams were level on aggregate.
- 2A material or structure formed from a loosely compacted mass of fragments or particles.More example sentences
- Soil particles are bound together into aggregates and these influence the precise pore structure of the soil.
- Polysaccharides help form humus, which enables small clay or silt particles to stick together to form larger aggregates.
- Marcasite, when viewed in hand specimen, tends to form crudely banded masses or massive aggregates.
- 2.1Pieces of broken or crushed stone or gravel used to make concrete, or more generally in building and construction work.More example sentences
- But recovered concrete can be crushed and used as road gravel or aggregate.
- Brits also appear to have an long term fascination with types of paving surfaces, so you could find yourself tripping on stone, brick, aggregate, concrete, rock or blocks.
- The original structural system, including the roof, was entirely cast-in-place reinforced concrete using normal-weight aggregate.
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- 1Formed or calculated by the combination of many separate units or items; total: the aggregate amount of grants madeMore example sentences
- Nevertheless, the results suggest that it would be of biotechnological interest to separate the aggregate subclasses and use the lower complexity aggregates in refolding protocols.
- He asked them to determine whether there were any separate or aggregate health issues that would mean General Pinochet was unfit to stand trial in Spain.
- This aggregate amount represents an increase of 25 per cent in Commonwealth Government funding to those three categories of schools.
- 1.1 Botany (Of a group of species) comprising several very similar species formerly regarded as a single species.More example sentences
- Rifai (1969) adopted the concept of aggregate species, and distinguished nine species aggregates, and admitted that some of them (particularly T. hamatum) likely contain two or more morphologically indistinguishable species.
- If treated as a variety of the aggregate species D. intermedia, the New Zealand plant must bear the varietal name of norfolkensis, whether it occurs elsewhere or not.
- Some chromosomal variation is evident in the New Zealand members of the K. ericoides complex, which helps to support the recognition of additional taxa within this aggregate species.
- 1.2 Economics Denoting the total supply or demand for goods and services in an economy at a particular time: aggregate demand aggregate supplyMore example sentences
- The notion that economies, as a whole, sometimes lack sufficient drive derives from a faulty set of economic doctrines that focus on the demand side of the aggregate economy.
- What we have mostly, to this day, are single-market analyses, or aggregate models of the entire economy, such as the monetary models used today
- Sichel, however, shows that even the growing share of the service sector is not enough to substantially raise measurement errors for the aggregate economy.
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- 1Form or group into a class or cluster: [no object]: the butterflies aggregate in dense groupsMore example sentences
- It will enable the Government to fudge things much more because the output classes can be aggregated with this legislation.
- Sensor nodes are aggregated to form clusters based on their power levels and proximity.
- Yet aggregating the collective wisdom and putting a probability on it is a very valuable function in itself.
- 1.1 Computing Collect (related items of content) so as to display or link to them: tools that aggregate data from all of the security devices are a good first stepMore example sentences
- The RPR network aggregates the packet traffic from around the ring onto one or more highly concentrated links connecting to the network edge.
- For the best performance, large numbers of drives can be connected and their data aggregated into a larger host interface.
- The standardized format makes it easier to collect business information at multiple points in the business process and easily aggregate data elements into meaningful business information.
in (the) aggregate
- In total; as a whole.More example sentences
- The rich are probably getting richer but the poor are also doing a little better, on the whole and in the aggregate.
- You've got winners and losers - but in aggregate it's a total myth to say the industry is fabulously profitable.
- But, if a company is a legal person, and the knowledge of its officials is its knowledge, can that knowledge be aggregated and, in the aggregate, constitute the mens rea for a crime?
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- This is the first permanent aggregation and display of housing projects in the country.
- We now illustrate how the processes of breeding habitat selection can also produce aggregations as a byproduct of numerous individuals acting to maximize their fitness.
- Jagged aggregations showed a variety of peaks and valleys.
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- He is among the most ‘museal’ of contemporary poets, and his aggregative and anthological oeuvre now comprises a dozen volumes in which the voices and stories of the high-cultural past reconvene.
- Memory does not proceed by the accumulation or collage of fragments, but according to a structuring, aggregative grammar; according to already-visited configurations.
- Fourth, the conventional focus on overall living standards is too aggregative to pay adequate attention to the importance of specific freedoms.
late Middle English: from Latin aggregat- 'herded together', from the verb aggregare, from ad- 'toward' + grex, greg- 'a flock'.