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ac·cu·mu·la·tor

 (ə-kyo͞om′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that accumulates: an accumulator of old magazines.
2. A register or electric circuit in a calculator or computer, in which the results of arithmetical and logical operations are formed.
3. Chiefly British An automobile storage battery.
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accumulator

(əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) Also called: battery or storage battery a rechargeable device for storing electrical energy in the form of chemical energy, consisting of one or more separate secondary cells
2. (Horse Racing) horse racing Brit a collective bet, esp on four or more races, in which the stake and winnings on each successive race are carried forward to become the stake on the next, so that both stakes and winnings accumulate progressively so long as the bet continues to be a winning one
3. (Computer Science)
a. a register in a computer or calculator used for holding the results of a computation or data transfer
b. a location in a computer store in which arithmetical results are produced
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ac•cu•mu•la•tor

(əˈkyu myəˌleɪ tər)

n.
1. one that accumulates.
2. a circuit or device, as in a computer or calculator, that totals or stores numbers.
3. Brit. a storage battery or storage cell.
[1685–95; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accumulator - a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)accumulator - a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
conductor - the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
gleaner - someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
rent collector - a person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
2.accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric chargeaccumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
anode - the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
cathode - the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
storage-battery grid, grid - a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
lead-acid accumulator, lead-acid battery - a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts
nicad, nickel-cadmium accumulator - a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use
nickel-iron accumulator, nickel-iron battery - a storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts
secondary cell, storage cell - a cell that can be recharged
galvanic battery, voltaic battery - battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
3.accumulator - (computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the registeraccumulator - (computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the register
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Translations
مِركَـم
akumulátor
akkumulatorbatteri
akumulator
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축적자
akumulátor

accumulator

[əˈkjuːmjʊleɪtəʳ] N
1. (Elec, Comput) → acumulador m
2. (Brit) (= bet) → apuesta f múltiple acumulativa
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accumulator

nAkkumulator m
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accumulator

[əˈkjuːmjʊleɪtəʳ] n (Elec) → accumulatore m
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accumulate

(əˈkjuːmjuleit) verb
(usually of things) to gather or be gathered together in a large quantity. Rubbish accumulates very quickly in our house.
acˈcumulation noun
acˈcumulator noun
a type of electric battery.
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On 10 October, the European Parliament backed - with 579 votes for, 17 against and five abstentions - the new agreement with the European Council on the elimination of heavy metals in batteries and accumulators. All that remains is for the Council to formally adopt this regulation - member states approved it on 14 June - to complete the legislative procedure.