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accumulation

the taking of a first and an advanced university degree simultaneously

accumulation

[ə·kyü·myə′lā·shən]
(hydrology)
The quantity of snow or other solid form of water added to a glacier or snowfield by alimentation.
(mining engineering)
In coal mining, firedamp that collects in higher parts of mine workings and at the edge of wastes.
Oil or gas in some form of trap.
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These crabs inhabit deep burrows, which they hollow out beneath the roots of trees; and where they accumulate surprising quantities of the picked fibres of the cocoa-nut husk, on which they rest as on a bed.
As the material accumulates, it absorbs heat from the sun, warming the surrounding ice and continuing the erosion process.
Every year, the income from the fund falls far short of the stipulated annual payout, and that deficiency accumulates.
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Louis believe that a surplus of long-chain fatty acids, the lipid molecules that the heart normally uses for fuel, may endanger cells if the fat accumulates beyond normal amounts.

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