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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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But it is too fruitful a subject, this of hereditary resemblances, --the frequent recurrence of which, in a direct line, is truly unaccountable, when we consider how large an accumulation of ancestry lies behind every man at the distance of one or two centuries.
A high degree of variability is obviously favourable, as freely giving the materials for selection to work on; not that mere individual differences are not amply sufficient, with extreme care, to allow of the accumulation of a large amount of modification in almost any desired direction.
Aon Partners with Insurtech Skytek to Track Marine Risk Accumulations
In recent years, hail accumulations from thunderstorms have occurred frequently enough to catch the attention of the National Weather Service, the general public, and news agencies.
The maximum K accumulations were 410.56 and 434.36 mg plant bunc[h.sup.-1] for the Purple Flower and Yellow Flower jambu, respectively (Figure 2).
Insurance companies began tracking property accumulations in earnest following Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and workers' compensation accumulations following the Sept.
In the whole plant, the highest N accumulations at each dose and the sum of leaves, stem, capitulum and achenes were 2.547, 2.926, 3.306, 4.066, 5.585 and 8.624 g [plant.sup.-1], for the doses of 0, 8.5, 17, 34, 68 and 136 [m.sup.3] [ha.sup.-1], respectively, which corresponded to extractions of 127, 146, 165, 203, 279 and 431 kg [ha.sup.-1] of N.
The results of this study show that Zn, Cu and Cd accumulations of Sardinella longiceps, caught from Balochistan coast were generally below the international limits while Mn accumulations of Sardinella longiceps was above the international limits (FAO, 1983; WHO, 1989).
Many states that experience snow and ice during their winters do not apply the natural accumulation standard, instead requiring that landowners exercise a standard of reasonable care in removing accumulations of snow and ice.
Large shale resources in countries which are already major conventional producers and exporters may not have much impact on oil and gas availability: the shale accumulations may end up "queued" behind a long line of conventional projects as the host nation restricts resource development to support prices.
Analysis of the As and Hg accumulations in the aquatic macrophytes in three treatments (50, 100 and 200 mg/kg of As and Hg in soil) revealed a higher accumulation rate in the below-ground (BG) samples than the above-ground (AG) ones (Table 1, 2 and 3).