pudding stone, conglomerate(noun)
a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass
"the conglomerate peoples of New England"
accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass(verb)
collect or gather
"Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
A cluster of heterogeneous things.
A corporation formed by the combination of several smaller corporations whose activities are unrelated to the corporation's primary activity.
A rock consisting of gravel or pebbles embedded in a matrix.
To combine together into a larger mass.
To combine together into a larger corporation.
Clustered together into a mass.
gathered into a ball or a mass; collected together; concentrated; as, conglomerate rays of light
closely crowded together; densly clustered; as, conglomerate flowers
composed of stones, pebbles, or fragments of rocks, cemented together
that which is heaped together in a mass or conpacted from various sources; a mass formed of fragments; collection; accumulation
a rock, composed or rounded fragments of stone cemented together by another mineral substance, either calcareous, siliceous, or argillaceous; pudding stone; -- opposed to agglomerate. See Breccia
to gather into a ball or round body; to collect into a mass
Origin: [L. conglomeratus, p. p. of conglomerare to roll together; con- + glomerare to wind into a ball. See Glomerate.]
A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries. Often, a conglomerate is a multi-industry company. Conglomerates are often large and multinational.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-glom′ėr-āt, adj. gathered into a clew or mass.—v.t. to gather into a ball.—n. a rock composed of pebbles cemented together.—n. Conglomerā′tion, state of being conglomerated: a collection of things. [L. conglomerāre, -ātum—con, together, and glomus, glomeris, a clew, akin to globus.]
congregated; massed together.
The numerical value of conglomerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of conglomerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2