accumulator

noun ac·cu·mu·la·tor \ ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlā-tər \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of accumulator

plural accumulators
: one that accumulates: such as
a : a device (as in a hydraulic system) in which a fluid is collected and especially in which it is kept under pressure as a means of storing energy
b British : storage battery
c : a part (as in a computer) where numbers are totaled or stored
d chiefly British : a betting arrangement in which winnings garnered from one bet are immediately used to finance a subsequent bet : parlay

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