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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.
Pope Julius came afterwards and found the Church strong, possessing all the Romagna, the barons of Rome reduced to impotence, and, through the chastisements of Alexander, the factions wiped out; he also found the way open to accumulate money in a manner such as had never been practised before Alexander's time.
You have been in my service a year, your fund has already begun to accumulate -- let it continue to do so.

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