HyperDic: accumulator

English > 3 senses of the word accumulator:
NOUNperson accumulator, collector, gatherera person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
artifactaccumulator, storage batterya voltaic battery that stores electric charge
artifactaccumulator, accumulator register(computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the register
accumulator > pronunciation
Soundsahkyuw'myahley.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > accumulator: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes).
Synonymscollector, gatherer
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
InstancesGardner, Isabella Stewart GardnerUnited States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
NarrowerconductorThe person who collects fares on a public conveyance
gleanersomeone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
rent collectorA person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcobrador
English > accumulator: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA voltaic battery that stores electric charge.
Synonymstorage battery
PartsanodeThe negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
cathodeThe positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
grid, storage-battery gridA perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
storage cell, secondary cellA cell that can be recharged
Narrowerlead-acid battery, lead-acid accumulatorA battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte
nicad, nickel-cadmium accumulatorA rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode
nickel-iron battery, nickel-iron accumulatorA storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide
Broadervoltaic battery, galvanic batterybattery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
Spanishacumulador, batería de almacenaje, batería de almacenamiento, batería
Catalanacumulador
English > accumulator: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the register.
Synonymaccumulator register
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderregister(computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind

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