accumulator

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.ˈkjum.jə.ˌleɪ.tɚ/
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Noun[edit]

accumulator (plural accumulators)

  1. One who, or that which, accumulates.
    He is a great accumulator of bad jokes.
  2. (UK) A wet-cell storage battery.
    Looks like it's time to recharge the accumulator again.
  3. (gambling) A collective bet on successive events, with both stake and winnings being carried forward to accumulate progressively.
  4. (mechanics) A system of elastic springs for relieving the strain upon a rope, as in deep-sea dredging.
  5. (manufacturing) A vessel containing pressurized hot water ready for release as steam.
  6. (engineering, hydraulics) A container which stores hydraulic power for release, in the form of a pressurized fluid (often suspended within a larger tank of fluid under pressure).
  7. (computer science) A register in a calculator or computer used for holding the intermediate results of a computation or data transfer.
  8. (finance) A derivative contract under which the seller commits to sell shares of an underlying security at a certain strike price, which the buyer is obligated to buy.

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Verb[edit]

accumulātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of accumulō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of accumulō