aggregate Definitions

Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggregated; p. pr. & vb. n. Aggregating.] [L. aggregatus, p. p. of aggregare to lead to a flock or herd; ad + gregare to collect into a flock, grex flock, herd. See Gregarious.]

1. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil." --Milton.

2. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.

3. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels. [Colloq.]

Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, a. [L. aggregatus, p. p.]

1. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.

2. (Anat.) Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.

3. (Bot.) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

4. (Min. & Geol.) Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

5. (Zool.) United into a common organized mass; -- said of certain compound animals.

Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, n.

1. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.

2. (Physics) A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; -- in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

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Examples include aggregate

  • But unlike the usual aggregate industry data, the report’s 38 case studies also reveal enormous differences among newspapers, which suggest different management approaches can make a significant difference in performance. journalism.org

  • "We may use this information to inform the ads we show you across our platforms. Other general usage data, such as aggregate usage of apps, may also feed into the information that we use to serve ads," a spokesman said.  telegraph.co.uk

  • 72 min: At Stamford Bridge, Bayern Munich lead 3-1 on the night and 6-1 on aggregate. It’s looking very much like we’ll have a Bayern Munich v Barcelona quarter-final - a mouthwatering prospect indeed. theguardian.com

  • A heavyweight partnership of Tuilagi and Janse van Rensburg, which would tip the scales at an aggregate of around 220kg, brings to mind the afternoon that Eddie Jones unleashed Ben Te’o and Tuilagi on Italy. telegraph.co.uk

  • At the start of the year, Iata had forecast an aggregate $29.3bn global profit for airlines this year. Asked to update, Pearce said: “At the moment we’re concerned that large parts of the industry might not be there.” theguardian.com

  • Dundalk secured one of the finest achievements of any Irish team by progressing to the Champions League playoff stages with a 3-1 aggregate defeat of Bate Borisov to secure European group-stage football this season. theguardian.com

  • Eden Hazard overcame an ankle injury to start for Real, who were trailing 2-1 on aggregate after defeat at the Bernabeu in February. The visitors were without captain Sergio Ramos through suspension, while Gareth Bale did not travel to Manchester. telegraph.co.uk

  • England can be encouraged by that. Arriving in Japan on the back of a 37-0 win over Italy, they have conceded just 20 points and two tries over three matches at the tournament. Opposing sides have manufactured a meagre aggregate of 10 clean breaks. telegraph.co.uk

  • Even if ISPs only sell or trade aggregate information about users’ browsing histories, the plethora of information about individuals available from other sources makes “re-identification” of an individual within that aggregate possible. cjr.org

  • Exchange Visitors who are subject to the two-year residence requirement must “reside and be physically present” in their "home" country for an aggregate of two years before being eligible for certain immigration benefits. saintleo.edu

  • He followed that up with a sensational 135 not out against Australia at Headingley, a stand-out innings in an Ashes series where his 441 runs at an average of 55.12 was his team's best aggregate total. telegraph.co.uk

  • If this were UK politics I’d be agitating for a breakaway group of MBM aficionados to salivate over Real Betis v Rennes, which the French side lead 2-1 (and 5-4 on aggregate) at the break. Tantalisingly poised! theguardian.com