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


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for cumulation



1610s, noun of action from cumulate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper