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"build-up" is probably misspelled. Trying buildup instead Definition of buildup

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"

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(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"

Synonyms buildup Related Terms accretion

3. buildup [ n ] highly favorable publicity and praise
Examples: "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"

Synonyms buildup Related Terms promotion

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