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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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Examination of the pump residue showed that it was composed of a large number of complex and randomly mixed phases without any apparent structural directionality that could be linked to the electromagnetic field and/ or the layered buildup of the deposit (Fig.
If this option is chosen, the employee needn't report any income from the value of the death benefit protection or recognize income as a result of the cash value buildup.
The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) submitted a memorandum to Treasury in April 1996, contesting the taxation of the buildup of CSVs as set out in TAM 9604001, and requesting that the TAM be revoked or amended.
Peak inertial force during torque buildup in the positive direction (PIP) and after shutoff in the negative direction (PIN) were determined.
Excessive die lip buildup diminishes both the aesthetic quality and the engineering properties of the product, and it can also shut down a processing operation.
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.
Processors typically expend time and labor to remove die buildup because they don't know how to eliminate it any other way.
Nor was it able to keep up with dirt and moisture buildup problems.
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.