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cu·mu·late

 (kyo͞om′yə-lāt′)
v. cu·mu·lat·ed, cu·mu·lat·ing, cu·mu·lates
v.tr.
1. To gather in a heap; accumulate.
2. To combine into one unit; merge.
v.intr.
To become massed.
adj.
Having cumulated or having been cumulated; heaped up or amassed.

[Latin cumulāre, cumulāt-, from cumulus, heap; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.]

cu′mu·la′tion n.
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Cumulation

 a heap or pile; an accumulation.
Examples: cumulation of evidence, 1794; of prosperity, 1625.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cumulation - a collection of objects laid on top of each othercumulation - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
compost heap, compost pile - a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
muckheap, muckhill, dunghill, midden - a heap of dung or refuse
scrapheap - pile of discarded metal
shock - a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field; "corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock"
slagheap - pile of waste matter from coal mining etc
stack - an orderly pile
funeral pyre, pyre - wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
woodpile - a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
stockpile - a storage pile accumulated for future use
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cumulation

noun
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cumulation

nAnhäufung f, → Häufung f
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