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accumulator (plural accumulators)
- One who, or that which, accumulates.
- He is a great accumulator of bad jokes.
- (Britain) A wet-cell storage battery.
- Looks like it's time to recharge the accumulator again.
- (gambling) A collective bet on successive events, with both stake and winnings being carried forward to accumulate progressively.
- (mechanics) A system of elastic springs for relieving the strain upon a rope, as in deep-sea dredging.
- (manufacturing) A vessel containing pressurized hot water ready for release as steam.
- (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).
- (computer science) A register in a calculator or computer used for holding the intermediate results of a computation or data transfer.
- (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.
- (one who or that which accumulates): collector
- (betting): parlay
- (finance): share forward accumulator
- (hydraulics): shock absorber
one who or that which accumulates
wet-cell storage battery
betting: collective bet on successive events
mechanics: system of elastic springs for relieving strain upon a rope
manufacturing: vessel containing pressurized hot water ready for release as steam
hydraulics: container which stores hydraulic power for release
computer science: register for holding intermediate results
finance: type of derivative contract
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