accumulation

  • 1 Accumulation — Ac*cu mu*la tion, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.] 1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law)… …

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  • 2 Accumulation — Energy En er*gy, n.; pl. {Energies}. [F. [ e]nergie, LL. energia, fr. Gr.?, fr. ? active; ? in + ? work. See {In}, and {Work}.] 1. Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating, or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men… …

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  • 3 Accumulation of degrees — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 4 Accumulation of energy — Accumulation Ac*cu mu*la tion, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.] 1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors. [1913… …

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  • 5 An accumulation of degrees — Accumulation Ac*cu mu*la tion, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.] 1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors. [1913… …

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  • 6 accumulation — noun Date: 15th century 1. something that has accumulated or has been accumulated 2. the action or process of accumulating ; the state of being or having accumulated 3. increase or growth by addition especially when continuous or repeated < …

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  • 7 ACCUMULATION — s. f. Entassement, amas de plusieurs choses ajoutées les unes aux autres. Il se dit Des choses physiques et Des choses morales. Accumulation de matériaux, de marchandises, de denrées. Accumulation de biens, d honneurs. Accumulation de preuves.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8 ACCUMULATION — n. f. Action d’accumuler ou Résultat de cette action. Il se dit des Choses physiques et des Choses morales. Accumulation de matériaux, de marchandises, de denrées. Accumulation de biens, d’honneurs. Accumulation de preuves. Accumulation… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System — (ECTS) is a standard for comparing the study attainment and performance of students of higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries. For successfully completed studies, ECTS credits are awarded. One… …

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  • 10 Law of accumulation — Accumulation can refer to a cumulative or compound increase in a variable, or to capital accumulation. Marxian economicsIn Karl Marx s and Adam Smith s critique of political economy, the law of accumulation refers to the way in which the… …

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  • 11 Accumulation by dispossession — is a concept presented by the Marxist academic David Harvey, which defines the neoliberal changes in many western nations, from the 1970s and to the present day, as being guided mainly by four practices. These are privatization, financialization …

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  • 12 Capital accumulation — Most generally, the accumulation of capital refers simply to the gathering or amassment of objects of value; the increase in wealth; or the creation of wealth. Capital can be generally defined as assets invested with the expectation that their… …

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  • 13 Accumulation function — The accumulation function a ( t ) is a function defined in terms of time t expressing the ratio of the value at time t (future value) and the initial investment (present value). It is used in interest theory. Thus a (0)=1 and the value at time t… …

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  • 14 Primitive accumulation of capital — is a concept introduced by Karl Marx in part 8 of the first volume of Das Kapital (in German: ursprüngliche Akkumulation , literally original accumulation or primeval accumulation ). Its purpose is to help explain how the capitalist mode of… …

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  • 15 Accumulation/distribution index — is a technical analysis indicator intended to relate price and volume in the stock market. Contents 1 Formula 2 Chaikin oscillator 3 Similar indicators 4 …

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  • 16 Carbon dioxide accumulation in Earth's atmosphere — The following articles relate to Carbon dioxide accumulation in Earth s atmosphere *Carbon dioxide in the Earth s atmosphere *Global warming *Greenhouse effect …

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  • 17 Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme — (CATS) is used by many universities in the United Kingdom to monitor, record and reward passage through a modular degree course and to facilitate movement between courses and institutions.[1] Typically a university course of 10 to 20 2 hour… …

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  • 18 Glacier ice accumulation — occurs through accumulation of snow and other frozen precipitation, as well as through other means including rime ice (freezing of water vapor on the glacier surface), avalanching from hanging glaciers on cliffs and mountainsides above, and re… …

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  • 19 Rights of accumulation — The Right of Accumulation is an investment term for mutual fund transactions, that allows an investor to get lower sales charges on multiple transactions, instead of requiring a single transaction to be over a given amount …

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  • 20 Accumulation zone — On a glacier, the accumulation zone is the area above the firn line, where snowfall accumulates and exceeds the losses from ablation, (melting, evaporation, and sublimation). The annual Glacier equilibrium line separates the accumulation and… …

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