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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accumulation  \Ac*cu`mu*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  accumulatio;  cf  F. 
  accumulation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  accumulating,  the  state  of  being  accumulated, 
  or  that  which  is  accumulated;  as  an  accumulation  of 
  earth,  of  sand,  of  evils,  of  wealth,  of  honors. 
 
  2.  (Law)  The  concurrence  of  several  titles  to  the  same  proof. 
 
  {Accumulation  of  energy}  or  {power},  the  storing  of  energy  by 
  means  of  weights  lifted  or  masses  put  in  motion; 
  electricity  stored. 
 
  {An  accumulation  of  degrees}  (Eng.  Univ.),  the  taking  of 
  several  together,  or  at  smaller  intervals  than  usual  or 
  than  is  allowed  by  the  rules 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  {Accumulation},  {Conservation},  {Correlation},  &  {Degradation 
  of  energy},  etc  (Physics)  See  under  {Accumulation}, 
  {Conservation},  {Correlation},  etc 
 
  Syn:  Force;  power;  potency;  vigor;  strength;  spirit; 
  efficiency;  resolution. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accumulation 
  n  1:  an  increase  by  natural  growth  or  addition  [syn:  {accretion}] 
  2:  several  things  grouped  together  [syn:  {collection},  {aggregation}, 
  {assemblage}] 
  3:  the  act  of  accumulating  [syn:  {accrual},  {accruement}] 
  4:  (finance)  profits  that  are  not  paid  out  as  dividends  but  are 
  added  to  the  capital  base  of  the  corporation 




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