Definitions for "Agglomeration"
The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
The gathering of fine suspended matter in water into flocs or larger masses that then can settle and be filtered from the water.
a "central city and neighboring communities linked to it by continuous built-up areas or many commuters")
Agglomerations / metropolitan areas (A) include a central city and neighboring towns (suburbs) forming a connected region of dense, predominately urban population. Their population is economically and culturally linked to the central city (e.g. by commuters). Some agglomerations have more than one central city (e.g. "The Ruhr"). Mostly, the components of an agglomeration are small administrative divisions like communes. Neighboring agglomerations may form one agglomeration complex (AC).
An agglomeration is a community of homes, shops hospitals and certain industries which are sufficiently concentrated for the waste water to be collected for treatment at a sewage treatment works. With a very few exceptions, an agglomeration is the community served by a single sewerage collection network and served by a single treatment works, its catchment.
The close association of similar or complimentary industries near one another.
concentration of different parts of the same industry in one area.
The clustering of disparate elements.
The phenomenon of economic activity congregating in or close to a single location, rather than being spread out uniformly over space.
a group of items gathered haphazardly, such as an agglomeration of assets.
Keywords:  merging, consolidation
consolidation or merging.
A net advantage a company gains by sharing a common location with other companies.