Aggregate

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Aggregate or aggregates may refer to:

Computing and mathematics[edit]

  • collection of objects that are bound together by a root entity, otherwise known as an aggregate root. The aggregate root guarantees the consistency of changes being made within the aggregate by forbidding external objects from holding references to its members.
  • Aggregate (data warehouse), a part of the dimensional model that is used to speed up query time by summarizing tables
  • Aggregate analysis, a technique used in amortized analysis in computer science, especially in analysis of algorithms
  • Aggregate class, a type of class supported by C++
  • Aggregate data, in statistics, data combined from several measurements
  • Aggregate function, aggregation function, in database management is a function wherein the values of multiple rows are grouped together to form a single summary value
  • Aggregate Level Simulation Protocol (ALSP), a protocol and supporting software that enables simulations to interoperate with one another
  • Aggregate root, a concept in the Domain-driven Design software development process
  • Aggregate Server Access Protocol, used by the Reliable server pooling (RSerPool) framework

Economics[edit]

  • Aggregate demand, the total demand for final goods and services during a specific time period in an economy
  • Aggregate income, the total of all incomes in an economy without adjustments for inflation, taxation, or types of double counting
  • Aggregate expenditure, a measure of national income
  • Aggregate Spend (US), a process to monitor the total amount spent by healthcare manufacturers on individual healthcare professionals and organizations through payments and gifts of various kinds
  • Aggregate supply, the total supply of goods and services produced during a specific time period in an economy

Religion[edit]

  • Aggregate (Sanskrit, skandha; Pāli, khandha), in Buddhism, a category of sensory experiences
  • Aggregates, in some Christian churches, are combinations of groupings of multiples of canonical hours (i.e., offices) that form a single religious service

Science[edit]

Biology[edit]

  • Aggregate fruit, in botanical terminology, fruit that develops from the merging of ovaries originating from a single flower
  • Aggregate species (Wiktionary) or Species aggregate, a named species representing a range of very closely related organisms

Materials science[edit]

  • Aggregate (composite), in materials science, a component of a composite material that resists compressive stress
  • Construction aggregate, materials used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, or recycled crushed concrete

Other uses in science[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Aggregate, in music, is a set of all twelve pitch classes, also known as the total chromatic
  • The Aggregate, a 1988 album by Anthony Braxton and the Rova saxophone Quartet

Other uses[edit]

  • Aggregate, in the social sciences, a gathering of people into a cluster or a crowd that does not form a true social group
  • Aggregate Industries, a manufacturer of aggregate materials
  • Aggregate score, in sport, is the sum of two scorelines in a two-legged match

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