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1. The act of gathering or amassing, as into a heap or pile: "Little things grew by continual accumulation" (Samuel Johnson).
2. The process of growing into a large amount or heap: the steady accumulation of knowledge.
3. An amount that has accumulated or been accumulated: an accumulation of debt.
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1. the act or process of collecting together or becoming collected
2. something that has been collected, gathered, heaped, etc
3. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. the continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or earnings
b. (in computing the yield on a bond purchased at a discount) the amount that is added to each yield to bring the cost of the bond into equality with its par value over its life. Compare amortization2
4. (Education) the taking of a first and an advanced university degree simultaneously
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ac•cu•mu•la•tion(əˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən)
1. the act or process of accumulating; the state of being accumulated.
2. an accumulated amount, number, or mass.
3. growth by continuous additions, as of interest to principal.
[1480–90; < Latin]
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Accumulationan accumulated mass; a heap; a pile or quantity formed by successive additions. See also collection, hoard.
Examples: an accumulation of capital, 1843; of energy; of evils; of fortunes; of honours; of ire, 1490; of knowledge, 1760; of power; of snow; of waters; of wealth; of wrath.
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|Noun||1.||accumulation - an increase by natural growth or addition|
backup - an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
buildup - the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
|2.||accumulation - several things grouped together or considered as a whole|
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
pharmacopoeia - a collection or stock of drugs
string - a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
wardrobe - collection of clothing belonging to one person
wardrobe - collection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company
universe, population - (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
armamentarium - the collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine
art collection - a collection of art works
backlog - an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)
battery - a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests"
block - a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock"
rule book, book - a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here"
book - a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
bottle collection - a collection of bottles; "her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window"
coin collection - a collection of coins
collage - any collection of diverse things; "a collage of memories"
content - everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something; "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content"
tout ensemble, ensemble - an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
corpus - a collection of writings; "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
crop - a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
tenantry - tenants of an estate considered as a group
findings - a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
flagging - flagstones collectively; "there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place"
flinders - bits and splinters and fragments; "it would have shattered in flinders long before it did that damage"
pack - a complete collection of similar things
deal, hand - the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
long suit - in a hand, the suit having the most cards
herbarium - a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study
stamp collection - a collection of stamps
statuary - statues collectively
sum total, summation, sum - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gimmickry - a collection of gimmicks
nuclear club - the nations possessing nuclear weapons
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
mass - an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
combination - a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
congregation - an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
hit parade - a collection of the best or most popular people or items of a given kind
Judaica - historical and literary materials relating to Judaism
kludge - a badly assembled collection of parts hastily assembled to serve some particular purpose (often used to refer to computing systems or software that has been badly put together)
program library, subroutine library, library - (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
library - a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
|3.||accumulation - the act of accumulating |
buildup - the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
|4.||accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation|
finance - the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
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1. collection, increase, stock, store, mass, build-up, pile, stack, heap, rick, stockpile, hoard accumulations of dirt
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[possessions, wealth] → accumulation f
[knowledge, evidence] → accumulation f
[substance, toxins] → accumulation f
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accumulation[əˌkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃ/ən] n (amassing) → accumulo, accumulazione f; (mass, heap) → mucchio, cumulo
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(usually of things) to gather or be gathered together in a large quantity. Rubbish accumulates very quickly in our house. versamel يُكَدِّس، يُكَوِّم натрупвам acumular (na)hromadit (se) sich anhäufen samle; hobe sig op συσσωρεύω, συσσωρεύομαιacumularse koguma, kuhjuma انباشته شدن kertyä accumuler לִצבּוֹר संचय करना nakupiti se felhalmoz(ódik) terkumpul safnast saman accumulare, accumularsi たまる 쌓이다 kaupti(s) uzkrāt(ies) berlonggok ophopensamle, hope seg opp zbierać, gromadzić تولول acumular a (se) acumula; a se strânge, a se aduna накапливать hromadiť (sa) kopičiti se nakupiti hopa [sig], ackumulera[s] สะสม birikmek, yığılmak 累積 нагромаджувати(ся); акумулювати(ся) جمع ہونا ، جمع کرنا thu gom 积累，堆积acˈcumulation noun
versameling تَكْدِيس، تَرَاكُم натрупване acumulação (na)hromadění, shromažďování die Anhäufung ophobning συσσώρευσηacumulación kogunemine انباشتگی؛ تجمع kertyminen accumulationצבירה, הצטברות संचय nakupina felhalmoz(ód)ás pengumpulan samsöfnun accumulo 蓄積 축적 sankaupa uzkrāšana; uzkrāšanās pengumpulan ophopingsamling, opphopning gromadzenie (się) راټوليدنه acumulação acumulare накопление zhromažďovanie, (na)hromadenie akumulacija nagomilavanje anhopning, ackumulation การเก็บสะสม birikme, yığılma 累積 нагромадження; акумуляція مجموعہ ، ڈھیر sự tích luỹ 积累acˈcumulator noun
a type of electric battery. opgaarbattery مِركَـم (كَهْرُبَائِي) акумулатор acumulador akumulátor der Akku(mulator) batteri; akkumulator συσσωρευτής, είδος ηλεκτρικής μπαταρίας acumulador aku باطری انباری akku accumulateurמצבר, אוגר संचयन akumulator akku aki rafgeymir accumulatore 蓄電池 축전지 akumuliatorius akumulators akumulator accuakkumulator, batteri rodzaj akumulatora برقى بترى acumulador acumulator аккумулятор akumulátor akumulator akumulator ackumulator แบตเตอรี่ชนิดหนึ่ง akümülatör, akü 蓄電池 акумулятор برقی بیٹری کی ایک قسم ắc quy 蓄电池
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n. acumulación, amontonamiento; hacinamiento.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
accumulationn acumulación f
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