Meaning of ACCUMULATOR in English

-ˌlād.ə(r), -ātə- noun

( -s )

: one that accumulates: as

a. : an apparatus for storing energy (as a cylinder containing water under the pressure of a weighted piston for hydraulic presses)

b. : a contrivance to take up the force of a sudden strain (as a system of springs or an elastic section in a chain)

c. Britain : storage cell

d. : a vessel for collecting a gas or liquid usually for temporary storage

e. : a part (as in a computer) where numbers are totaled or stored

f. chiefly Britain : parlay 1

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