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build up

To apply successive layers to form a thicker mass.
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Coronary heart disease causes a fatty material called atheroma to build up on the inside of the arteries, the main veins that lead to the heart.
The calculation c>(m+n0)/p considers the length of time it takes to build up the joke, the number of puns and how many times a character falls over.
If today, for instance, we build up a massive 200,000- to 300,000-man force on his borders Saddam can comply with inspections for, say, six months or a year.