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conglomerates, plural;
  1. Of or relating to a conglomerate, esp. a large corporation
    • - conglomerate businesses
  1. Gather together into a compact mass
    • - atoms that conglomerate at the center
  2. Form a conglomerate by merging diverse businesses

  1. A number of different things or parts that are put or grouped together to form a whole but remain distinct entities
    • - the Earth is a specialized conglomerate of organisms
  2. A large corporation formed by the merging of separate and diverse firms
    • - a media conglomerate
  3. A coarse-grained sedimentary rock composed of rounded fragments (> 2 mm) within a matrix of finer grained material
    • - the sediments vary from coarse conglomerate to fine silt and clay

  1. accumulate: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
  2. composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass; "the conglomerate peoples of New England"
  3. pudding stone: a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
  4. a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  5. A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses together into one corporate structure, usually involving a parent company and several (or many) subsidiaries. Often, a conglomerate is a multi-industry company. ...
  6. A conglomerate is a rock consisting of individual clasts within a finer-grained matrix that have become cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of rounded fragments and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts."Conglomerate Rocks. ...
  7. The Conglomerate are a jazz quartet from Melbourne, Australia. The band consists of Harry Angus on trumpet and vocals, Ollie McGill on piano, Jules Pascoe on double bass and Harry Shaw-Reynolds on drums. McGill and Angus are also members of The Cat Empire.
  8. The Conglomerate is a fictional DC Comics superhero team. They first appeared in Justice League Quarterly #1 (Winter 1990).
  9. 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 ...
  10. (Conglomerates) Corporations that contain many companies who conduct business along a wide variety of fronts. Linkages among these companies provide both vertical and horizontal monopolistic control.
  11. A corporation that has diversified its operations usually by acquiring enterprises in widely varied industries.
  12. A firm engaged in two or more unrelated businesses.
  13. A stone similar to sandstone but the rock particles are rounded or angular gravel rather than sand.
  14. a coarse-grained sedimentary rock composed of fragments larger than 2 millimeters in diameter.
  15. A corporate organization in which divergent enterprises retain separate organizational and legal structures but are joined together by the controlling ownership of a corporate holding company. For example, companies B, C, and D may all be owned by company A. ...
  16. A rock made up of fragments of rock or pebbles, cemented together by some other material.
  17. in physical geography, a sedimentary rock in which smooth, rounded rock pieces have been cemented into silts and clays.
  18. (geology): A rock type consisting of rounded pebbles or small rocks cemented with sands silts or clays into a solid rock.
  19. A company directly or indirectly operating in a variety of industries, usually unrelated to each other. Conglomerates often acquire outside companies through the exchange of their own shares for the shares of the majority owners of the outside companies.
  20. Consolidated gravel composed of rounded particles.
  21. A rock made up of rounded pebbles and cobbles in a matrix. Source: Linda Lutz-Ryan
  22. clastic sedimentary rock. Non-angular pebbles of singular or varied composition with a finer grained sandy or calcareous matrix.
  23. These are usually very large, sometimes multinational, holding companies involved in a wide variety of industries
  24. A term used in geology to describe a coherent mass of water worn pebbles and gravel in cement-like material
  25. Sedimentary rock comprising eroded, rounded particles