cumulation

[kyoo-myuh-ley-shuh n]

noun

the act of cumulating; accumulation.
a heap; mass.

Origin of cumulation

First recorded in 1610–20; cumulate + -ion
Related formsde·cu·mu·la·tion, noun
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n.

1610s, noun of action from cumulate.

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