Definition of build-up
1. buildup [ n ] the act of building up an accumulation
Examples: "I envied his rapid buildup of assets" "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)
This , however , can only be considered approximate , as the diameter of the pulley was increased by the build-up of tape and the tape was occasionally removed from the pulley during the runs .
(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)
A good formulation will keep the clothes clean and white after many washings ; whereas , with a poor formulation , the clothes exhibit a build-up of `` tattle-tale_grey '' and dirty spots - sometimes with bad results even after the first wash .Synonyms buildup Related Terms accumulation deposit build_up
2. buildup [ n ] the result of the process of accumulation
Examples: "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
3. buildup [ n ] highly favorable publicity and praise
Examples: "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"
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