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accumulate

(ă-kūm′yŭ-lāt″) [L. accumulare, to pile up]
1. To grow in number or mass.
2. To store or incorporate.
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With so much erosion from these peaks, the flood of sediments would bury vast amounts of organic matter on the ocean floor, ultimately allowing oxygen to accumulate in the atmosphere, he suggests.
Macaskie has watched these fibers grow out of the cell surface once the bacterium starts to accumulate material.
Further, it would not have been in Lavedna's best interests for the trustee to accumulate income, since property then would have been ineligible for the QTIP election and the farm would had to have been sold during her lifetime to pay the estate taxes.
For example, according to exhibit 2, a taxpayer in the 33% marginal tax bracket who expects to earn a 10% rate of return and accumulate the interest for 20 years ears $13,455 for the IRA and $7,276 for the taxable retirement fund.
Therapeutic approaches worth investigating for such a mechanism include drugs that block the APP-cleaving enzyme or antibody-like substances that could "mop up" the amyloid protein fragments before they begin to accumulate in the brain.
Given these figures, parents must develop a savings program to accumulate the funds necessary to meet these expenses.