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buildup

[′bil‚dəp]
(ecology)
A significant increase in a natural population, usually as a result of progressive changes in ecological relations.
(metallurgy)
Deposition of excess metal, either by electroplating or spraying, on worn or undersized machine components to restore required dimensions.
(science and technology)
A gradual accumulation of material.
An increased value of pressure that results from a series of small increases.
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5% of the men with HIV, the build-ups were severe enough to require further evaluation, and 3 of these 5 men needed heart surgery.
It was a beautiful day for blue-water operations near the equator: a scattered layer at 2,000 feet and isolated build-ups in the vicinity.
For example, at peak trading times our control room operators can liaise with the radio stations via Trafficlink to keep our customers fully informed of build-ups and what direct route to take to alternative car parks.
Alexander Likhotal, said the persistent nuclear threat with over 20,000 nuclear weapons worldwide, is exacerbated by increased conventional military build-ups.
Police and ambulance paramedics were called to the scene, where local people and councillors say traffic flows and build-ups have increased significantly since the opening of the store.
It noted that huge military build-ups, as well as various military tanks and machineries are heading toward the town of Izaz in Aleppo amid fears of committing newer massacres.
These harmful plaque build-ups can lead to gum disease and even tooth loss.
The Uefa technical report on the 2010-11 Champions League gives the number of goals scored from different build-ups.
Windows PCs can slow due to too many files, temp files, errors and other common build-ups.
Featuring ESAB's advanced surface characteristics, OK AristoRod resists corrosion during storage and handling, plus it avoids the problems associated with copper coatings--such as build-ups on feed units, liners and guns.
Traffic build-ups began yesterday lunchtime, with 20 sets of roadworks suspended from 6am today to Monday.
David Edwell The Agency cleared the build-ups and widened and cleared overgrown stretches of the rivers Rhydhir, Penrhos and Erch.