Aggregate vs Malaxation - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between aggregate and malaxation
is that aggregate
is while malaxation
is the act of softening a mass by malaxating.
A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.(rfex)
A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.(rfex)
(mathematics, obsolete) A set (collection of objects).
(music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.
(roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.
Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete. (technical)
* mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars: cluster
* twelve-tone technique
* DeLone et. al. (Eds.) (1975). Aspects of Twentieth-Century Music. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0130493465, Ch. 6.
Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up
Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.
Formed into clusters or groups of lobules.
(botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.
- aggregate glands.
To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum.
To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
To amount in the aggregate to.
- The aggregated soil .
- ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels .
The act of softening a mass by malaxating.
In entomology, kneading or softening, especially applied to the chewing and squeezing by which certain species of hunting wasps prepare prey captured as food for their larvae.
In agriculture, the process of slowly churning milled oil crops such as olives, allowing droplets of oil to aggregate for more effective separation.
In massage, a kneading technique, particularly used for softening muscle in spasm
In pharmacology, the kneading and squeezing of ingredients into a mass for making pills and plasters