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Conglomerate

A corporation operating in several different and unrelated enterprises, such as the movie industry, baking, and oil refining.

A conglomerate merger is one that brings together two firms with totally different product lines, economic relationships, and functions. Such a merger may violate antitrust acts inasmuch as it may have an adverse effect on competition.

conglomerate

adjective accumulated, aggregate, amalgamated, amassed, assembled, blended, brought together, collected, collectivized, complex, composite, compound, compounded, congregate, congregated, cumulated, gathered into a round mass, glomerate, indiscriminate, inseparable, mass, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, united, varied
See also: accumulation, agglomeration, aggregate, assemblage, coadunate, coalition, coherent, collect, collection, combine, commingle, compile, complex, composite, compound, concentrate, congregate, consolidate, corporation, corpus, crystallize, cumulation, desegregate, development, gather, join, merge, unite
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Chalcopyrite, chalcocite, and malachite mineralization within k-feldspar altered hydrothermal breccia. Image starting at 282.4m in BRDDH19-004; the 3rd diamond drill hole at Burgundy Ridge.
Selwicks Bay contains a 20 m displacement normal fault characterized by an approximately 10 m wide fault core of breccia and pluridecimeters-thick crystalline calcite veins [13].
b.--Phreatomagmatic breccia organised in beds, generally without grading, having a metric-scale thickness and high lateral variability (Fig.
The origin of the breccia has been debated for more than a century and hypotheses about its formation include plate tectonics, earthquakes and impacts (see Suuroja et al.
El 16 de julio la consultora Radar publico que 62% de sus consultados estaba en contra de la legalizacion del estupefaciente y hasta una encuesta realizada por el propio gobierno, por via telefonica, revelo "una baja aceptacion de la idea", como reconocio el ministro de Presidencia, Alberto Breccia.
"We aren't interested in those voices with ignorant and malicious criticisms, but we must admit that they cause a lot of harm," said Breccia.
Currently, the two rigs are drilling on the Skynner Lake property, testing borehole and airborne electromagnetic conductors within the East Range Sudbury breccia structure.
An anomalous carbonate breccia in the Serpent Mound impact crater in southwestern Ohio was examined and possible depositional/emplacement mechanisms were evaluated in an effort to determine its origin.
Carved from Fouakia Breccia stone and well matched to its surrounding magnificence, the stoup was blessed by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 25 September 2010.
A scoriaceous cap 2.4 to 3.1 meters thick overlies the amygdaloid and includes numerous breccia cavities, some as large as 1.8 meters.
The lowermost known term of the Puerto Nuevo Sequence is a large serpentinite breccia, exposed in the Puerto Nuevo (or Sal-si-puedes) Canyon (FIGURE 4).
The targets are uranium-bearing solution-collapse "breccia pipes" that were mined during the early 1980's.