cumulation

[ kyoo-myuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cummings, e. e.,
  2. cummingtonite,
  3. cumquat,
  4. cumshaw,
  5. cumulate,
  6. cumulative,
  7. cumulative distribution function,
  8. cumulative effect,
  9. cumulative evidence,
  10. cumulative scoring

Origin of cumulation

First recorded in 1610–20; cumulate + -ion

Related formsde·cu·mu·la·tion, noun

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Word Origin and History for cumulation

cumulation

n.

1610s, noun of action from cumulate.

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