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built up

verb , past tense of build up

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • static electricity built up on the cat's fur
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2 to gradually increase in
  • the roller coaster built up momentum
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3 to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass
  • evidence that the toxic chemical builds up in the bloodstream to unhealthy levels
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