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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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For equity split-dollar (employee participates in the cash value buildup), the tax treatment will depend on whether the employer decides to treat the cash value buildup as a transfer of property or consider the premium payments on behalf of the employee as an interest free loan.
58 rates; because there may have been a buildup in a policy's CSVs, the surviving spouse may find the gift costs associated with the policy dramatically increased.
Manufacturing engineers try to keep die lip buildup to a minimum since periodic cleaning requires downtime.
The Orkin OE-30 treatment is an integrated part of an overall program that includes an initial visit by an Acurid-certified technician who carefully inspects the facility for any unsanitary areas with greasy buildup or associated foul odors--as in drains, on the grout, and especially under heavy equipment.
Benefit Buildup Pattern--With its unreduced early retirement benefit at age 55, the Tobacco plan had a marked benefit discontinuity.
In general the conclusion is that though not much can be done to avert the further buildup of the greenhouse gases, the effects of a warmer climate on forests and forest industries can be mitigated through research and technological change.
Paraffin buildup is an industry-wide, multi-billion dollar problem that occurs when paraffin crystals within the oil base combine into a waxy buildup.
These facts contradict the call to escalate the past ten years' massive buildup of U.
Processors typically expend time and labor to remove die buildup because they don't know how to eliminate it any other way.
If you allow the buildup to continue, the sand will throw the track.
Such damage can increase the buildup of artery-clogging fat in heart disease, report Bernhard Hennig of the University of Kentucky in Louisville and his colleagues in an upcoming Environmental Health.