• WordNet 3.6
    • n assemblage the social act of assembling "they demanded the right of assembly"
    • n assemblage a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    • n assemblage several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    • n assemblage a group of persons together in one place
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Assemblage A collection of individuals, or of individuals, or of particular things; as, a political assemblage; an assemblage of ideas.
    • Assemblage The act of assembling, or the state of being assembled; association. "In sweet assemblage every blooming grace."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n assemblage The act of assembling or the state of being assembled; association.
    • n assemblage A collection of individuals or of particular things: as, an assemblage of noted men; an assemblage of various materials.
    • n assemblage The act of fitting together, as parts of a machine; in carpentry and joinery, a union of parts or pieces by framing, dovetailing, etc. See assembling.
    • n assemblage In the logicomathematical science of multitude, otherwise called the theory of cardinal numbers, a collection, not in the sense that the objects are assembled or collected, but merely in the sense that many things are regarded in thought as constituting one thing. Thus, in this sense, all the variable stars make up an assemblage, although they are scattered through all the universe. The word collection has from ancient times been used in this sense, but assemblage has only recently been so used, by a small number of persons who are either unacquainted with or indifferent to the established terminology of logic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Assemblage a collection of persons or things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. assemblage,. See Assemble
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. assembler—Late L. assimulāre, to bring together, ad, to, similis, like. See Assimilate.


In literature:

Such was the consistency of an assemblage of philanthropists!
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
He approacheth me without any hesitation, even as an elephant in rut approacheth an assemblage of lotuses!
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
On reaching the only hotel at Lebanon, long after dark, we found the public room occupied by a miscellaneous assemblage.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
The great assemblage had ears for her.
"The Precipice" by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
Various as were the characters that composed it, not less diversified were the costumes of this heterogeneous assemblage.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1"
Moulineaux is a poor village, a mere assemblage of cottages, with mud walls and thatched roofs.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner
We waited here a quarter of an hour to increase the motley assemblage on deck by some new arrivals.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
The structure of the language often forces an assemblage of concepts that impresses us as a stylistic discovery.
"Language" by Edward Sapir
We having passed through the woods, were soon in a large assemblage of native and adopted colonists.
"Sketches And Tales Illustrative Of Life In The Backwoods Of New Brunswick" by Mrs. F. Beavan
Sissie repeated her command, and Mr. Prohack was about to disobey when Eliza Fiddle dawned upon the assemblage.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett

In poetry:

And the Microcosm grows distinct in the deep night:
We hear the roar of elements spinning inside us,-
And behold our own hierarchical assemblage
From close stars to dim-eyed spots of light.
"Heaven Above, Heaven Below" by Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov
What means this gathering multitude,
Upon thy shores, O, Galilee,
As various as the billows rude
That sweep thy ever restless sea?
Can but the mandate of a King
So varied an assemblage bring?
"Echoes From Galilee." by Alfred Castner King
Indifferently, 'mid public, private haunts, in solitude,
Behind the mountain and the wood,
Companion of the city's busiest streets, through the assemblage,
It and its radiations constantly glide.
"A Riddle Song" by Walt Whitman
He was waited upon by the Magistrates of the city,
But, alas! for him they had no pity.
He was habited in a superb cloak, ornamented with gold and silver lace;
And before the hour of execution an immense assemblage of people were round the place.
"The Execution of James Graham, Marquis of Montrose" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Assemblage pieces together messages of artist.
Rimas Simaitis contributes a complex assemblage that comments on SoCal's surf culture.
But in the past decade or so, Collart has won awards for his kinetic sculptures and assemblage pieces.
A montage of images of the Saturnian system prepared from an assemblage of images taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft during its Saturn encounter in November 1980.
The Associated Press has been given the first look at the largest assemblage of recovered jewelry from the Titanic.
Artist, and Professor Emeritus at Pepperdine University, Bob Privitt, right, chats with Walnut Canyon School first grader Ben Sweet about his own 'assemblage' art piece Tuesday at the school in Moorpark.
Le Moyne College will host an exhibit of paintings and assemblages by Jim Ridlon in the Wilson Art Gallery, located in the Noreen Reale Falcone Library.
WHAT IT'S ABOUT This ticktock on the hours after Pearl Harbor is an assemblage of details -- some well known, some less so -- on the actions of Franklin D Roosevelt after receiving news of the attack.
The filmmaker James Franco has been writing about a book of mine that Franco 's students at CalArts in Valencia will spend this semester and the next turning into an assemblage of short films.
The so-called Occupy Wall Street movement is drawing some support from beyond the standard assemblage of superannuated hippies , dopey college kids and fatuous liberal journalists.
Randy Schulman, a member of The Huntington 's staff informed the assemblage that between three and seven busses per day shuttle patrons to and fro, then amended that number to "up to fifteen.".
He blamed workers for a botched assemblage the first time around.
Among the best pizzas is the Fiocco ($15), a rich pie slathered in cream, mozzarella, and Romano cheese and dotted with ham and potato crocchè, crumbly fritter-like assemblages.
The latter features Bread and Puppet as well as traditional Indian shadow puppets , toy theaters, and folk-tale paintings and scrappy assemblage puppets by Ashley Bryan, Jeff Sias, and Donald Saaf and Julia Zanes of the Bluebird Theatre.
That night Tobin removed the spliced assemblage from the platter's jumbo single reel and spun each individual reel onto smaller metal reels .

In science:

Here, a triangulation is just an assemblage of 3-simplices with their faces glued in pairs, and need not be a simplicial complex in the classical sense.
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
The assemblage procedure we define below still works if ξn 41 ξn+1 holds for all but a finite number of n’s.
Reconstructing a two-color scenery by observing it along a simple random walk path
New schemas may be formed as assemblages of old schemas; but once formed a schema may be tuned by some adaptive mechanism. This tunability of schema assemblages allows them to become “primitive’’, much as a skill is honed into a unified whole from constituent pieces.
Mathematical Models in Schema Theory
The final objective of this assemblage is to achieve high quality cosmic ray composition measurements along the ankle region .
BATATA: A device to characterize the punch-through observed in underground muon detectors and to operate as a prototype for AMIGA
We focus on the freefall of atoms since, as we noted earlier, realistic test bodies are simply assemblages of them.
Principles of Equivalence: Their Role in Gravitation Physics and Experiments that Test Them