Aggregate ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Aggregate ( adjective )

Composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.

Origin:

Late middle english: from latin aggregat- "added to", from the verb aggregare, from ad- "to" + grex, greg- "a herd".

Examples:

  1. The construction materials consisted of an aggregate of sand, gravel and crushed rock.
  2. The aggregate of minerals formed the foundation of the building.
  3. The aggregate used in the construction was tested for its strength.
  4. The aggregate was found to be of high quality.
  5. The aggregate was carefully selected for its durability.

(As a noun)

Aggregate ( noun )

A total obtained by adding together smaller amounts.

Origin:

Late middle english: from latin aggregat- "added to", from the verb aggregare, from ad- "to" + grex, greg- "a herd".

Examples:

  1. The aggregate of all the employee salaries was calculated.
  2. The aggregate of the sales for the year was estimated.
  3. The aggregate of the number of people who attended the conference was recorded.
  4. The aggregate of the cost of the project was determined.
  5. The aggregate of the revenue from the concert was calculated.
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