buildup

or build-up

[bild-uhp]

noun


Origin of buildup

1925–30, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase build up
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Historical Examples of buildup

  • Of course it was another piece of callow whistling in the dark, but it was a buildup, too.

    The Planet Strappers

    Raymond Zinke Gallun

  • But information about the precise results of their ordinary use and their buildup in nature accumulates very slowly.

    The Nation's River

    United States Department of the Interior