Definition of Agglutinate in English :

Define Agglutinate in English

Agglutinate meaning in English

Meaning of Agglutinate in English

Pronunciation of Agglutinate in English

Agglutinate pronunciation in English

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1. agglutinate

string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)

2. agglutinate

clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.


3. agglutinate, agglutinative

united as if by glue

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verb (əˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt )
to adhere or cause to adhere, as with glue
2. linguistics
to combine or be combined by agglutination
3. (transitive)
to cause (bacteria, red blood cells, etc) to clump together
adjective (əˈɡluːtɪnɪt , -ˌneɪt)
united or stuck, as by glue

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stuck together, as with glue
2.  Linguistics
forming words by agglutination
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: agˈglutiˌnated or agˈglutiˌnating
to stick together, as with glue; join by adhesion
4.  Linguistics
to form (words) by agglutination
5.  Medicine and Bacteriology
to clump, as microorganisms, blood cells, etc.

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v. ag·glu·ti·nat·ed, ag·glu·ti·nat·ing, ag·glu·ti·nates
1. To cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. Linguistics To form (words) by combining words or words and word elements.
3. Biology To cause (cells or particles) to clump together.
1. To join together into a group or mass.
2. Linguistics To form words by agglutination.
3. Biology To clump together; undergo agglutination.
n. (-ĭt)

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