accumulator etymology

English word accumulator comes from English accumulate, English -or

Detailed word origin of accumulator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
accumulator English (eng) (British) A wet-cell storage battery.. (betting) A collective bet on successive events, with both stake and winnings being carried forward to accumulate progressively.. (computer science) A register in a calculator or computer used for holding the intermediate results of a computation or data transfer.. (engineering, hydraulics) A container which stores hydraulic power for release, in the [...]

Words with the same origin as accumulator

Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate
Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress advisor author calculator communicator coordinator decorator detector detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky processor projector radiator realtor replicator sculptor sensor ventilator